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Modern powerboats.

Jack West

Modern powerboats.

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motorboats.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 217.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM341 .W46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p.
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5307086M
    LC Control Number72090333

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