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Of Ships and Seamen by  R.N.R  Lt.-Cmdr. - First Edition - from West of Eden Books and Biblio.co.uk

Of Ships and Seamen

by Taylor J.E., Lt.-Cmdr., R.N.R

Condition: Very Good/Fair


London UK, Williams and Norgate, 1949, hardcover, 224 pp, first edition, first printing, Very Good in Fair dustjacket. Straight, clean and firmly bound with no markings. Corner and spine-end bumps. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, nicks, small chips, spine and edges darkened, in new Brodart sleeve. Illustrated with line drawings by the author and 4 full-page black-&-white plates. Appended; glossary and index.



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