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The history of roller skating

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Published by National Museum of Roller Skating in Lincoln, Neb .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roller skating -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 102) and indexes.

    StatementJames Turner in collaboration with Michael Zaidman.
    ContributionsZaidman, Michael.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV859 .T87 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL292355M
    ISBN 100965819205
    LC Control Number97197384
    OCLC/WorldCa37783212


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