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Elephant Bill.

Williams, J. H.

Elephant Bill.

by Williams, J. H.

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elephants

  • Edition Notes

    Autobiographical.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF401.E3 W5 1950a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination250 p.
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6069883M
    LC Control Number50008421
    OCLC/WorldCa614918

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