Thirty-six years of a seafaring life

by John Bechervaise

Publisher: W. Woodward and sold by Longman in Portsea [Eng.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 336 Downloads: 723
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  • Seafaring life,
  • Voyages and travels

Edition Notes

Statementby an old quarter master
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 3570-3573, History of the Pacific Northwest -- reel 2
The Physical Object
Pagination336 p.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17928675M

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