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Gentlemen and Tarpaulins

The Officers and Men of the Restoration Navy (Oxford Historical Monographs)

by J. D. Davies

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL7397455M
ISBN 100198202636
ISBN 109780198202639

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