2 edition of Presidios of the Big Bend area found in the catalog.
Presidios of the Big Bend area
James E. Ivey
by Division of History, Southwest Cultural Resources Center, National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Santa Fe, N.M
Written in English
|Other titles||Presidios del area de Big Bend.|
|Statement||by James E. Ivey ; translation by Carlos Chavez = Los presidios del area de Big Bend / por James E. Ivey ; traduccion por Carlos Chavez.|
|Series||Southwest Cultural Resources Center professional papers ;, no. 31|
|Contributions||Southwest Cultural Resources Center. Division of History.|
|LC Classifications||F392.B54 I94 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, viii, 18, 18 p.,  folded leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||18|
|LC Control Number||92187024|
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