Bright rivers by Nick Lyons

Cover of: Bright rivers | Nick Lyons

Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fishing.,
  • Trout fishing.,
  • Fly fishing.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementNick Lyons.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSH441 .L92
The Physical Object
Pagination166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4539197M
ISBN 100397012322
LC Control Number77005493
OCLC/WorldCa2896176

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