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The Sailor"s handbook

The Sailor"s handbook

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Published by Promotional Reprint Company in Leicester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHalsey C. Herreshoff, consulting editor ; [contributors include Colin Mudie ... et al.].
ContributionsHerreshoff, Halsey C., Mudie, Colin.
The Physical Object
Pagination224p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15387620M
ISBN 101856481182
OCLC/WorldCa86013531


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