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The trail book

Author: Mary Austin; Milo Winter; Houghton Mifflin Company.; Riverside Press.
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918
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In the New York Museum of Natural History, two children discover displays that come to life and admit them into a series of exciting adventures that include talking animals and magical travels through the vast landscapes of the pre-Columbian continent. Along the way, the children discover the lifeways of the ancient Native Americans and the natural worlds they inhabited, as well as the impact on both Indians and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Austin, Mary Hunter, 1868-1934.
Trail book.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918 (Cambridge : The Riverside Press)
(OCoLC)559761696
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Austin; Milo Winter; Houghton Mifflin Company.; Riverside Press.
OCLC Number: 986472
Notes: Verso of t.p.: Published October 1918.
Colored frontispiece and colored plates facing p. 62, 102 and 192. Black and white illustrations on p. 1, 7, 15, 32, 50, 70, [95], 96, 124, 144, 146, 166, 186, 206, 225, 243 and 267.
Includes: Glossary of Indian and Spanish names on p. [285]-[305].
Description: [2], xi, [1], 304, [2] p. (first p. and last p. blank), [4] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Mary Austin ; with illustrations by Milo Winter.

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In the New York Museum of Natural History, two children discover displays that come to life and admit them into a series of exciting adventures that include talking animals and magical travels through the vast landscapes of the pre-Columbian continent. Along the way, the children discover the lifeways of the ancient Native Americans and the natural worlds they inhabited, as well as the impact on both Indians and wildlife from contact with European explorers and Euro-Americans.

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