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What happens on a passenger liner

David Smith

What happens on a passenger liner

by David Smith

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Published by Hart-Davis in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean liners -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    For children.

    Statementby David Smith, Derek Newton.
    ContributionsNewton, Derek.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(2),17p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14974173M
    ISBN 100247973998
    OCLC/WorldCa226020008

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