The ancient painted images of the Columbia Gorge

by John A. Woodward

Publisher: Acoma Books in Ramona, CA

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 40-42.

Statementby John A. Woodward ; illustrations by Faye Speciale.
ContributionsSpeciale, Faye.
LC ClassificationsE78.W3 W66 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3228660M
ISBN 100916552284
LC Control Number83140496

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