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sea is for sailing

Edmund Arthur Pye

sea is for sailing

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Published by J. De Graff in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moonraker (Yacht),
  • Voyages and travels

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Peter Pye.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV822.M6 P93 1961
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5843506M
    LC Control Number61066818
    OCLC/WorldCa3443922


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