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Men at sea

the best sea stories of all time from Homer to William F. Buckley, Jr.

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Published by Crown in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sea stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Brandt Aymar.
    ContributionsAymar, Bryant.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6071.S4 M4 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 640 p. :
    Number of Pages640
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2397561M
    ISBN 100517569183
    LC Control Number87027408
    OCLC/WorldCa16831096


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