An illustrated history of aircraft

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Spurbooks , Bourne End [Eng.]
Airplanes -- His
StatementPeter Wilkes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL670.3 .W54
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4196396M
ISBN 100904978370
LC Control Number80475222
OCLC/WorldCa5793603

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