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Ships of long ago.

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Published by Macdonald & Co in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ships -- History -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Col. illus. on lining papers.

    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesMacdonald first library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15012915M
    ISBN 100356034240
    OCLC/WorldCa22044044


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