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Famous stories of the sea and ships

Leonard Gribble

Famous stories of the sea and ships

by Leonard Gribble

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Published by Barker .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited by Leonard Gribble, with illustrations by Suzanna Rust.
The Physical Object
Pagination224p.,23cm
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21741979M

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