If mountains die

a New Mexico memoir by John Treadwell Nichols

Publisher: W. W. Norton in New York

Written in English
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Places:

  • Taos Region (N.M.)

Subjects:

  • Nichols, John Treadwell, 1940-,
  • Taos Region (N.M.) -- Description and travel,
  • Taos Region (N.M.) -- Pictorial works

Edition Notes

Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Knopf, 1979.

Statementtext by John Nichols ; photographs by William Davis.
ContributionsDavis, William, 1943-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF802.T2 N5 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1078941M
ISBN 100393311597
LC Control Number94002243
OCLC/WorldCa29668122

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