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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Swimming.,
  • Swimming.

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Gives instructions in text and photographs in basic swimming techniques and suggests exercises for improving skills.

Edition Notes

Statementby Bob Horn ; underwater sequences and still photos. by J. Barry Herron.
ContributionsHerron, J. Barry, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV837 .H625
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5427838M
ISBN 100448116367, 0448132134
LC Control Number73022734

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