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Published by El Paso Public Library Association in [El Paso] .
Written in English


  • Cisneros, Jose , -- 1910-,
  • Hertzog, Carl, -- 1902-,
  • Hurd, Peter, -- 1904-,
  • Lea, Tom, -- 1907-,
  • El Paso (Tex.) -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLawrence Clark Powell.
The Physical Object
Pagination[13] p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14172059M

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