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Great years in yachting.

Nicholson, John

Great years in yachting.

by Nicholson, John

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Published by Nautical Publishing in association with Harrap, London in Lymington [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Nicholson, John, 1899-,
    • Yachting -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV812.5.N5 A3 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination232 p.
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4817033M
      ISBN 100245503048
      LC Control Number75548915
      OCLC/WorldCa132113

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