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Ken Purdy"s book of automobiles

Ken W. Purdy

Ken Purdy"s book of automobiles

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Published by Galahad Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Popular works.,
  • Automobile racing.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published by Playboy Press, Chicago.

    StatementKen W. Purdy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL206 .P87 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 364 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5440869M
    ISBN 100883651297
    LC Control Number73090507


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