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Historic Texas tours

a guide for tracing early routes and trails

by William J. Sheffield

  • 215 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Eakin Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Trails -- Texas -- Guidebooks.,
    • Historic sites -- Texas -- Guidebooks.,
    • Texas -- Tours.,
    • Texas -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-174) and index.

      StatementWilliam J. Sheffield, Jr. ; maps by Bonita Bonar, drawings by Joanne Frimel and Jared Falk.
      GenreGuidebooks., Tours.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF387 .S54 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3949609M
      ISBN 10157168574X
      LC Control Number2001040837
      OCLC/WorldCa47838327

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