Lost mines and buried treasure by Edward C. Rochette

Cover of: Lost mines and buried treasure | Edward C. Rochette

Published by Renaissance House in Frederick, CO .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Southwestern States

Subjects:

  • Gold mines and mining -- Southwestern States -- History.,
  • Treasure-trove -- Legends.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Edward C. Rochette.
SeriesSouthwest traveler guidebooks, American traveler series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN423.A5 R63 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1462147M
LC Control Number93119912

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