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George at the wheel

Charles Austin Fosdick

George at the wheel

or, Life in the pilot-house.

by Charles Austin Fosdick

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Published by Porter & Coates. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLife in the pilot-house.
StatementBy Harry Castlemon [pseud.]
SeriesHis Roughing it series. [v.2]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.F786 Ga
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 8-370 p.
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6550158M
LC Control Number12031347
OCLC/WorldCa588363

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