Adventures at Sea in the Great Age of Sail Five Firsthand Narratives by Elliot Snow

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  • Ships & shipping: general interest,
  • Sailing - Narratives,
  • History - General History,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Modern - 18th Century,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Travel / Adventure,
  • Adventure and adventurers

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Number of Pages353
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ISBN 100486251772
ISBN 109780486251776

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