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Ferro-cement boat construction by Jack R. Whitener

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Published by Cornell Maritime Press in Cambridge, Md .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Jack R. Whitener.
LC ClassificationsVM321 .W43
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4913500M
ISBN 10087033140X
LC Control Number76124468

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