Warships and their story

by R. A. Fletcher

Publisher: Cassell and company, ltd. in London, New York [etc.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 348 Downloads: 840
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Edition Notes

Statementby R. A. Fletcher, with coloured frontispiece by Charles Dixon, R. I. and 80 full page plates.
LC ClassificationsV750 .F6
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 348 p.
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6540670M
LC Control Number12004659

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