National parks, national monuments and national forests a selective list of books and articles by St. Louis. Public Library. Library School.

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  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Bibliography.,
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Statementcompiled by students of the St. Louis library school.
SeriesIn St. Louis. Public library. Monthly bulletin. [n.s., v. 29, no. 7] July, 1931
LC ClassificationsZ881 .S1508
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [173]-202.
Number of Pages202
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Open LibraryOL15144106M
LC Control Number33029812

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