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Fast sailing ships

David R. MacGregor

Fast sailing ships

their design and construction, 1775-1875

by David R. MacGregor

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid R. MacGregor.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVM144 .M3 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p. :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2411933M
ISBN 100870218956
LC Control Number87062528

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