Life among the Apaches by John Carey Cremony

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Published by Arizona Silhouettes in Tucson, Ariz .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cremony, John Carey, -- 1815-1879.,
  • Apache Indians.,
  • Indians of North America -- Southwest, New.

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1951 facsimile reproduction of the original ed. first published in 1868 by A. Roman, San Francisco.

Book details

Statementby John C. Cremony ; illustrated by William Harrison Bryant.
The Physical Object
Pagination322 p. [20] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14496406M

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