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Empire ofthe bay an illustrated history of the Hudson"s Bay Company by Peter Charles Newman

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Published by Viking Studio in Ontario, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hudson"s Bay Company.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPeter C. Newman ; edited by John Geiger ; with photographs by Kevin Fleming.
ContributionsGeiger, John., Fleming, Kevin.
The Physical Object
Pagination223p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21590392M
ISBN 100670829692

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