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Scenic rail guide to western Canada

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Published by Greey de Pencier Books in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada, Western
    • Subjects:
    • Railroad travel -- Canada, Western -- Guidebooks,
    • Canada, Western -- Guidebooks

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Bill Coo.
      ContributionsCoo, Bill, 1932-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1060.4 .C66 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2330132M
      ISBN 100920775144
      LC Control Number86217176
      OCLC/WorldCa13369114


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