Life with the Eskimo
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Life with the Eskimo [a photo essay : 50 historic photographs from the early 1900"s in the Canadian Arctic and Siberia]. by

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Published by Hancock House in Saanichton, B.C, Seattle .
Written in English


  • Eskimos -- Pictorial works.

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LC ClassificationsE99.E7 L55
The Physical Object
Pagination[16] p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4277950M
ISBN 10091965472X
LC Control Number78303737

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