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Health, hazard and the higher risk traveller

Iain B. McIntosh

Health, hazard and the higher risk traveller

by Iain B. McIntosh

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Published by Quay Publishing in Lancaster .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Iain B. McIntosh ; illustrated by Valerie A. McIntosh.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix,183p. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22488358M
ISBN 101856420817
OCLC/WorldCa29474714

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