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Published by International Marine Pub. Co. in Camden, Me .
Written in English


  • Seamanship.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Roger C. Taylor ; with five drawings by Allen Beechlel.
LC ClassificationsGV777.5 .T39 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 119 p. :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3513693M
ISBN 100877421536
LC Control Number82080400

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