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5 edition of Wintering in snow country found in the catalog.

Wintering in snow country

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Published by S. Greene Press in Brattleboro, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Home economics.,
  • Winter.,
  • Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair.,
  • Automobile driving in winter.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementby William Osgood and the editors of the Stephen Greene Press ; drawings by Edwin E. Fletcher, Jr.
    ContributionsStephen Greene Press.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX147 .O83
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 161 p. :
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5188398M
    ISBN 100828903190, 0828903204
    LC Control Number75008193


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