The official centenary history of the Amateur Athletic Association by Peter Lovesey

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Published by Guinness Superlatives in Enfield [Eng.] .

Written in English

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  • Amateur Athletic Association -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Amateur Athletic Association -- History -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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StatementPeter Lovesey.
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LC ClassificationsGV605 .L58
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4191908M
ISBN 100900424958
LC Control Number80470531

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