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The jet age

David Jefferis

The jet age

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Published by F. Watts in London, New York .
Written in English

  • Jet planes, Military -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Jet planes, Military.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDavid Jefferis ; illustrated by Terry Hadler, Ron Jobson, and Michael Roffe.
    ContributionsHadler, Terry, ill., Jobson, Ron, ill., Roffe, Michael, ill.
    LC ClassificationsUG1240 .J43 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2409791M
    ISBN 100531105083
    LC Control Number87050779

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