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A history of seafaring in the classical world

Fik Meijer

A history of seafaring in the classical world

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navigation,
  • Naval History,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFik Meijer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK16 .M45 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24811886M
    ISBN 100312000758
    LC Control Number86017854


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