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Walter Prescott Webb

Necah Stewart Furman

Walter Prescott Webb

his life and impact

by Necah Stewart Furman

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Webb, Walter Prescott, 1888-1963.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNecah Stewart Furman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE175.5.W4 F87
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 222 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5212097M
    ISBN 100826304125
    LC Control Number75040834
    OCLC/WorldCa2210514

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