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Sailing craft

Richard George Mathews

Sailing craft

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Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Shipbuilding -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Sailing.,
    • Ships.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby R. G. Mathews, illustrated by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVM57 .M365
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[iv], 161 p.
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6312239M
      LC Control Number34033308
      OCLC/WorldCa4049399


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