Up the Matterhorn in a boat by Marion Manville Pope

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Published by The Century co. in New York .

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Statementby Marion Manville Pope.
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 3 (1876-1900), reel P-31, no. 4306.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationx, 199 p.
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17531696M
LC Control Number87686293
OCLC/WorldCa2328804

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7. About 3, people summit the Matterhorn annually.

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