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Classic sailing stories

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Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sea stories, English.,
  • Sea stories, American.,
  • Seafaring life.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Tom McCarthy.
    ContributionsMcCarthy, Tom, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1309.S4 C57 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 320 p. ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3674676M
    ISBN 101585747645
    LC Control Number2003009453


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