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The Country Life book of nautical terms under sail

The Country Life book of nautical terms under sail

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Published by Country Life Books, Hamlyn in Feltham, London, New York .
Written in English

  • Navigation -- Terminology.,
  • Seamanship -- Terminology.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNautical terms under sail.
    Statement[contributors, Peter C. Whitlock ... et al.].
    ContributionsWhitlock, Peter C.
    LC ClassificationsV23 .C58 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[352] p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4296245M
    ISBN 100600365867
    LC Control Number78324355

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