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Sailing ships at a glance

Edward W. Hobbs

Sailing ships at a glance

a pictorial record of the evolution of the sailing ship from the earliest times until to-day

by Edward W. Hobbs

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Published by Architectural Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by L G Carr Laughton..
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,114p. :
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21160467M

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