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2 edition of southern mines of California found in the catalog.

southern mines of California

Roberta Evelyn Holmes

southern mines of California

early development of the Sonora mining region

by Roberta Evelyn Holmes

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Published by The Grabhorn Press in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Gold mines and mining -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Roberta Evelyn Holmes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN423.C2 H6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5 p. l., 60 p.
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6762028M
      LC Control Number31021651
      OCLC/WorldCa4736777

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