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Sailing ships & sailing craft

George Goldsmith-Carter

Sailing ships & sailing craft

by George Goldsmith-Carter

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Published by Hamlyn in Feltham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing ships.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Goldsmith-Carter; illustrated by Bill Robertshaw.
    SeriesHamlyn all-colour paperbacks, general information
    ContributionsRobertshaw, William Herbert.
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination159p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17302774M
    ISBN 100600001164

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