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Taking a little sailing ship

Klaus Gehrig

Taking a little sailing ship

a view of the world from a thirty-foot schooner

by Klaus Gehrig

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Nimbus in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gehrig, Klaus, 1946- -- Travel.,
  • Sea Helen (Ship),
  • Voyages around the world.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKlaus Gehrig.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG440.G44 G43 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination211 p. :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1459456M
    ISBN 100921054637
    LC Control Number93115665
    OCLC/WorldCa28291670

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