The American buffalo in transition

a historical and economic survey of the bison in America by J. Albert Rorabacher

Publisher: North Star Press in Saint Cloud, Minn

Written in English
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Bibliography: p. 129-[142]

Statementby J. Albert Rorabacher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.U53 R67
The Physical Object
Pagination141, [1] p.
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5460837M
ISBN 100878390073
LC Control Number73163365

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