Volkswagen, just the facts
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Volkswagen, just the facts a complete source learning guide by Bob Cropsey

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Published by Bobalu Enterprises in Wallington, N.H .
Written in English


  • Volkswagen automobiles.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled & written by Bob Cropsey.
LC ClassificationsTL215.V6 C76 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination109 p. :
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL909919M
LC Control Number95204825

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