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Dictionary of Shipping Terms and Phrases by  Edward F Stevens - Hardcover - 1947 - from Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA and Biblio.co.uk

Dictionary of Shipping Terms and Phrases

by Stevens, Edward F

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


London, UK.: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1947. Hardcover. 12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 96 pp. A list of terms and abbreviations used in shipping, the export and import trade, and marine insurance in 1947, arranged alphabetically and with concise definitions. Grey cloth-covered boards with brown lettering on front and spine. Some sunning on head of boards; text tight and clean. Dust jacket has some soiling, rubbing and edgewear. .
  • Bookseller: Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 14950
  • Title: Dictionary of Shipping Terms and Phrases
  • Author: Stevens, Edward F
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good in Good+ dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons
  • Place: London, UK.
  • Date published: 1947
  • Keywords: Dictionary, Dictionaries, Shipping Terms, Edward Stevens, Marine Insurance, Export Import Trade, Nautical, Maritime
  • Bookseller catalogs: Nautical & Maritime;
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / General;


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