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The Penguin book of kites

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kites -- History.,
  • Kites -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesKites.
    StatementDavid Pelham.
    ContributionsPenguin (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL759.3 .P45 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2981476M
    ISBN 100140041176
    LC Control Number84232008

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