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7 edition of River of Traps found in the catalog.

River of Traps

A Village Life

by William De Buys

  • 104 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Univ of New Mexico Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.),
  • United States - State & Local,
  • Romero, Jacobo,
  • New Mexico - Local History,
  • Sociology,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Co,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Harris, Alex,
  • Biography,
  • DeBuys, William Eno

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8166747M
    ISBN 100826311822
    ISBN 109780826311825
    OCLC/WorldCa20670922

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deBuys, William. River of Traps: A Village Life. Harris, Alex. NP: University of New Mexico Press, pp. 4to. Deep blue cloth. Book condition: Very good with owner's name penned on front free endsheet. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good with slightly bumped edges. Very Good.

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