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Astoria by Washington Irving

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English


  • Pacific Fur Company,
  • Fur trade -- Oregon,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • Astoria (Or.)

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Edition Notes

Half-title: Astoria: or, Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains

Statementby Washington Irving
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v., [2] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14498585M

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