Amateur boat building by Crosby, William Flower

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Published by The Rudder publishing co. in New York .

Written in English

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Statementby William F. Crosby ... illustrated by Frank W. Harth.
LC ClassificationsVM351 .C68
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 235, [1] p.
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6382039M
LC Control Number39002072

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