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stagecoach robbery. by Peter Archer

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English


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Peter Archer, pseud. of Kathryn Jackson and Bryon Jackson.

StatementPictures by Beth and Joe Krush.
SeriesGolden story books,, 5
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A675 St
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p.
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6061894M
LC Control Number49049191

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