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Shell-backs and beachcombers

Samuel Bradford

Shell-backs and beachcombers

by Samuel Bradford

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Published by Skeffington in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailors.,
  • Seafaring life.,
  • Ships.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S. Bradford ; preface by Vice-Admiral Gordon Campbell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG540 .B57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p., [16] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6314613M
    LC Control Number34040091
    OCLC/WorldCa11874781


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