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True adventure stories of the sea

Peter Grey

True adventure stories of the sea

by Peter Grey

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Published by Bancroft .
Written in English


Edition Notes

For children aged 8 to 12.

Statementedited by Peter Grey.
The Physical Object
Pagination280p.,23cm
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19676258M

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