Airfix kits

by Trevor Pask

Publisher: Shire Publications in Oxford, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 56 Downloads: 69
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Subjects:

  • Ship models,
  • Modelmaking industry,
  • Models,
  • Models and modelmaking,
  • Vehicles,
  • Airplanes,
  • Airfix Products Limited,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 55) and index.

StatementTrevor Pask
SeriesShire library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9993.H623 G77 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24898325M
ISBN 109780747807919
LC Control Number2011389709

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