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Splitting firewood

David Ward Tresemer

Splitting firewood

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Published by By Hand & Foot, Ltd. in Brattleboro, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fuelwood cutting.,
  • Fuelwood cutting -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Tresemer ; drawings by Tara Devereux.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD536.5 .T73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4271920M
    ISBN 100938670018
    LC Control Number81018124


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