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Rev. ed. of: Guide to the Catskills, with trail guide and maps / by Arthur G. Adams ... [et al.]. 1975.
|Other titles||Illustrated historical guide with gazetteer, Guide to the Catskills, with trail guide and maps.|
|Statement||by Arthur G. Adams.|
|LC Classifications||F127.C3 A33 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 399 p. :|
|Number of Pages||399|
|ISBN 10||0823213005, 0823213013|
|LC Control Number||90082351|
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