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The seaman"s vade-mecum

William Mountaine

The seaman"s vade-mecum

and defensive war by sea: containing the proportions of rigging, masts, and yards, ... Also shewing how to prepare a merchant-ship for a close fight, ... An essay on naval book-keeping; ... By William Mountaine, ...

by William Mountaine

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Published by printed for J Mount and T. Page in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 7472, no. 03.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[10],xii,270p.,plates
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16831179M

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