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Famous ships

Derek Newton

Famous ships

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Published by Oliver & Boyd .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby D.Newton and D.Smith illustrated by!D.E.Brookfield.
The Physical Object
Pagination22p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22707360M
ISBN 100050015206


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