history of American sailing ships

by Howard Irving Chapelle

Publisher: Bonanza Books, Publisher: Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Howard I. Chapelle ; with drawings by the author, and George C. Wales and Henry Rusk.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVM23 .C53 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 400 p., [6] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3494725M
ISBN 100517023326
LC Control Number82014683

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