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Buried treasures of California

legends from California"s mountains, deserts, beaches, and cities

by W. C. Jameson

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by August House Publishers in Little Rock .
Written in English

  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Treasure-trove -- California -- Folklore.,
    • Tales -- California.,
    • Legends -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-189).

      StatementW.C. Jameson.
      LC ClassificationsGR110.C3 J36 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination189 p. :
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1116377M
      ISBN 100874834066
      LC Control Number94042466

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