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6 edition of Corvette GTP found in the catalog.

Corvette GTP

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Published by Howell Press in Charlottesville, Va .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Corvette automobile.,
    • Automobile racing -- United States -- History.,
    • Automobiles, Racing -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlex Gabbard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL215.C6 G33 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL730561M
      ISBN 101574270575
      LC Control Number97119893
      OCLC/WorldCa36381670

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