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The great iron ship.

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Eastern (Steamship),
  • Ships

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM383.G7 D7 1953a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 272 p.
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6134603M
    LC Control Number53007732
    OCLC/WorldCa841143


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