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Starting to sail by Fisher, John

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Published by Coles; Harrap .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by Roy Glanville.
SeriesBosun books;no.1
The Physical Object
Pagination64p.,ill.,18cm
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21199601M

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