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Strange and wonderful aircraft

by Harvey Weiss

  • 276 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flight -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Flight -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarvey Weiss.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL547 .W38 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1080313M
    ISBN 100395687160
    LC Control Number94003788
    OCLC/WorldCa30894777

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