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6 edition of Halfway to the goldfields found in the catalog.

Halfway to the goldfields

a history of Lillooet

by Lorraine Harris

  • 281 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by J. J. Douglas in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lillooet, B.C.
    • Subjects:
    • Lillooet, B.C. -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementLorraine Harris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1089.5.L5 H37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination97 p. :
      Number of Pages97
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4612106M
      ISBN 100888940629
      LC Control Number77375910
      OCLC/WorldCa3650072

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