Tale of the Elk by W. E. R. Byrne

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Published by Mountain State Press in Richwood, W. Va .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Elk River Valley (W. Va.)

Subjects:

  • Elk River Valley (W. Va.) -- History -- Anecdotes.,
  • Elk River Valley (W. Va.) -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby W.E.R. Byrne.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF247.E4 B8 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination455 p. ;
Number of Pages455
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1450696M
LC Control Number93102756

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