The romance of the Canadian canoe. by John Murray Gibbon

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Published by Ryerson Press in Toronto .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Canada,
  • Canada.

Subjects:

  • Canoes and canoeing -- Canada,
  • Canada -- Description and travel

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1015 .G5
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p.
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6107863M
LC Control Number52002789
OCLC/WorldCa2892854

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