Scenes in the Rocky Mountains, and in Oregon, California, New Mexico, Texas, and the Grand Prairies: Or, Notes by the Way, During an Excursion of Three Years, with a Description of the Countries Passed Through, Including Their Geography, Geology, Resources, Present Condition, and the Different Nations Inhabiting Them

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H. C. Baird, 1854 - Hunting - 303 pages
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