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Published by Bonanza Books, Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Ocean liners -- Registers.

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Edition Notes

StatementFrederick Emmons.
LC ClassificationsHE566.O25 E45 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2840934M
ISBN 100517209837
LC Control Number84002793

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