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Nose art 80 years of aviation artwork by J. P Wood

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Published by Barnes & Noble .
Written in English


  • Airplanes, Military,
  • Decoration

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8012692M
ISBN 100760714886
ISBN 109780760714881

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