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The capture of Black Bart gentleman bandit of the Old West by Norman H. Finkelstein

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Published by Chicago Review Press, Incorporated in Chicago, Illinois .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Outlaws,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Brigands and robbers,
  • Stagecoach robberies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesBlack Bart, gentleman bandit of the Old West
StatementNorman H. Finkelstein
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26976118M
ISBN 101613739958
ISBN 109781613739952

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