5 edition of Thoughts on small boat racing found in the catalog.
Thoughts on small boat racing
C. Stanley Ogilvy
Reprint of the ed. published by Van Nostrand, Princeton, N.J.
|Statement||by C. Stanley Ogilvy. Foreword by William Ficker.|
|LC Classifications||GV811.5 .O34 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 161 p.|
|Number of Pages||161|
|LC Control Number||73022725|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ogilvy, C. Stanley (Charles Stanley), Thoughts on small boat racing. Princeton, N.J.: Van Nostrand c ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Van Nostrand, Princeton, N.J. Description: xi, pages illustrations 20 cm.
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