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The illustrated companion to Nelson"s navy

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Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- History -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNelson"s navy
    StatementNicholas Blake, Richard Lawrence.
    ContributionsLawrence, Richard.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20941748M
    ISBN 100811708640
    OCLC/WorldCa43546286


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