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2 edition of boys" book of sailing. found in the catalog.

boys" book of sailing.

Gilbert Hackforth-Jones

boys" book of sailing.

by Gilbert Hackforth-Jones

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Published by Roy Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by David Cobb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV811 .H25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5799929M
    LC Control Number60013055
    OCLC/WorldCa1746657

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