Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite by John Harold Haynes

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Published by Haynes Pub. Group, Distributed in USA by Haynes Publications in Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, Newbury Park, Calif., USA .

Written in English

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  • Sprite automobile.

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Book details

StatementLindsay Porter.
SeriesA Foulis motoring book
LC ClassificationsTL215.S65 P67 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2306956M
ISBN 100854293434
LC Control Number86183161

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