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5 edition of Hovercraft. found in the catalog.

Hovercraft.

John Vass

Hovercraft.

by John Vass

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Published by Macdonald & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ground-effect machines.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNow books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM363 .V3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5769218M
    ISBN 100356027171
    LC Control Number71456611
    OCLC/WorldCa70809

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