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The California Islands

Charles Hillinger

The California Islands

by Charles Hillinger

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Published by Academy Publishers in Los Angeles .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWith photographs by Howard Maxwell
The Physical Object
Pagination165 p.
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26979040M
OCLC/WorldCa374150

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