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Published by Time-Life Books in Amsterdam .
Written in English

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Statementby A.B.C. Whipple and the editors of Time-Life Books.
SeriesThe seafarers
ContributionsTime-Life Books.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21639695M
ISBN 100705406377

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