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The invention of ice skating

William F. Van Wert

The invention of ice skating

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Published by Avisson Press in Greensboro, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Poems.

StatementWilliam F. Van Wert.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3572.A4228 I5 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p. ;
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL708297M
ISBN 101888105208
LC Control Number97070839
OCLC/WorldCa40185457


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