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Life at sea in the age of sail

William Rayner Thrower

Life at sea in the age of sail

by William Rayner Thrower

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Published by Phillimore in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seafaring life,
  • Sailing ships

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. x.

    Statementby W. R. Thrower.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG540 .T48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 190, [24] p.
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5496929M
    ISBN 100900592257
    LC Control Number73330891
    OCLC/WorldCa667871

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