With the airmen by Claude Grahame-White

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Published by H. Frowde, Hodder and Stoughton in London .

Written in English

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Statementby Claude Grahame-White in collaboration with Harry Harper. Coloured illustrations by Cyrus Cuneo, diagrams by Max Millar.
ContributionsHarper, Harry, joint author.
LC ClassificationsTL547 .G82
The Physical Object
Pagination283 p.
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6574753M
LC Control Number15005661

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