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Sailing to Leningrad

a voyage through the Baltic

by Roger Foxall

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Published by Grafton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p239. - Includes index.

StatementRoger Foxall.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,245p.,(16)p. of plates :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22599752M
ISBN 100246135441
OCLC/WorldCa19774080

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