Theodore Roosevelt, outdoorsman

by R. L. Wilson

Publisher: Trophy Room Books in Agoura, CA

Written in English
Published: Pages: 326 Downloads: 363
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  • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.,
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-238) and index.

Statementby R.L. Wilson.
LC ClassificationsE757 .W75 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 326 p. :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1123261M
ISBN 101882458036
LC Control Number94060942

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