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Clippers to China

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Frank Knight. Illustrated by Patrick Jobson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K65 C4
The Physical Object
Pagination268 p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24655460M
OCLC/WorldCa8391071

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