How the settlers lived

by George Laycock

Publisher: D. McKay Co. in New York

Written in English
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  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.,
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  • West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs.

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Describes the living conditions, homes, clothes, and recreation of early Western settlers.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGeorge and Ellen Laycock ; illustrated by Alexander Farquharson.
ContributionsLaycock, Ellen, joint author., Farquharson, Alexander.
LC ClassificationsF596 .L43
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p. :
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4403854M
ISBN 100679206841
LC Control Number79005460

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