Land Between the Rivers

The Southern Illinois Country (Southern Illinois University Centennial Publications) by C. William Horrell

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press

Written in English
Cover of: Land Between the Rivers | C. William Horrell
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  • Photographic reportage,
  • United States - Midwest - Illinois,
  • Photography,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Photo Essays,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Subjects & Themes - Landscapes
The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL9361491M
ISBN 100809311194
ISBN 109780809311194

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