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Hang glider pilot

Ann Courtenay Edmonds Welch

Hang glider pilot

by Ann Courtenay Edmonds Welch

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hang gliding.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statement[by] Ann Welch & Gerry Breen.
    ContributionsBreen, Gerry, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV764 .W44
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4611909M
    ISBN 100719533775
    LC Control Number77375698

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