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Illustrated sketches of Death Valley and other borax deserts of the Pacific coast

by Spears, John Randolph

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Borax mines and mining -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.),
    • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Randolph Spears ; edited by Douglas Steeples.
      SeriesAmerican land classics
      ContributionsSteeples, Douglas W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.D2 S7 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6782963M
      ISBN 100801865077
      LC Control Number00032714
      OCLC/WorldCa43951743

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