Calamity Jane and the lady wildcats by Duncan Aikman

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .

Written in English

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Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Calamity Jane, 1852-1903,
  • Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography,
  • Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- Biography,
  • West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs

Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: New York : H. Holt, c1927.

Book details

Statementby Duncan Aikman ; introduction by Watson Parker with Life and adventures of Calamity Jane, by herself.
ContributionsCalamity Jane, 1852-1903.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF596 .A36 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 356 p., [15] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2730946M
ISBN 100803210205, 0803259115
LC Control Number86025022

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