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Scratch Ankle, U.S.A., American place names and their derivation

Myron J. Quimby

Scratch Ankle, U.S.A., American place names and their derivation

illustrated by Gloria Perry.

by Myron J. Quimby

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Published by A.S. Barnes in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican place names and their derivation
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE155 Q54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination390p.
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18436914M

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