West Virginia, the mountain state
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Published by Prentice-Hall, inc. in New York .
Written in English



  • West Virginia


  • West Virginia -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Henry Ambler.
Series[Prentice-Hall books on history]
LC ClassificationsF241 .A523
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 660 p.
Number of Pages660
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6398999M
LC Control Number40005238

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