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The Facts on File dictionary of nautical terms

by Tom Lenfestey

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Published by Facts on File in New York, NY .
Written in English

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  • Naval art and science -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [539]-541)

    StatementThompson Lenfestey, with Tom Lenfestey, Jr.
    ContributionsLenfestey, Tom, Jr., Facts on File, Inc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV23 .L467 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 541 p. ;
    Number of Pages541
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1727313M
    ISBN 100816020876
    LC Control Number92031490

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