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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Peshtigo,
  • Wisconsin.

Subjects:

  • Forest fires -- Wisconsin.,
  • Peshtigo -- Fire, 1871.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Robert W. Wells.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF587.G6 W4
The Physical Object
Pagination243 p.
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5615922M
LC Control Number68024229

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