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The world of sailing

Martin Hedges

The world of sailing

by Martin Hedges

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMartin Hedges.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV811
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17211981M
    ISBN 100283987251
    OCLC/WorldCa10635651

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