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The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating

by John Vigor

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Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7302053M
ISBN 100071498885
ISBN 109780071498883

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