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Published by Conway in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Navigation -- History.,
  • Nautical instruments -- History.,
  • Seafaring life -- History.,
  • Naval art and science -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementDonald S. Johnson, Juha Nurminen.
ContributionsNurminen, Juha.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVK15 .J64 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination374 p. :
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19677840M
ISBN 10184486040X
ISBN 109781844860401

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