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A book of the sea

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Published by Sully and KLeinteich in New York .
Written in English


  • Naval art and science.,
  • Ocean.,
  • Navigation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Archibald Williams...With numerous illustrations and diagrams.
LC ClassificationsVK149 .W7
The Physical Object
Pagination476 p.
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6598055M
LC Control Number17014005

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