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Sailing solo to America.

  • 91 Pages
  • 4.24 MB
  • English
Quadrangle Books , [New York]
LC ClassificationsGV832 .P32 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 91 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5710492M
ISBN 10081290298X
LC Control Number70190133

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