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Hovercraft design and construction

Gordon H. Elsley

Hovercraft design and construction

by Gordon H. Elsley

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Published by Cornell Maritime Press in Cambridge, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ground-effect machines.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 251-254.

    Statementby G. H. Elsley and A. J. Devereux.
    ContributionsDevereux, Anthony John, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM363 .E4 1968b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p.
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5632082M
    LC Control Number68058120

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H. Elsley and A. J. Devereux. David & Charles, pages includes index. Dust jacket has some edge rubbing and colour transfer, some spots of stain on back. Improved by new plastic cover. Slight warp to boards. No former owner's name.

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