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Adventures at sea in the great age of sail

five firsthand narratives

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adventure and adventurers.,
  • Voyages and travels.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith an introduction by Elliot Snow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG525 .S44 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 353 p., [30] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2718320M
    ISBN 100486251772
    LC Control Number86011559
    OCLC/WorldCa13582206

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