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Sea disasters and inland catastrophes

Edward Rowe Snow

Sea disasters and inland catastrophes

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shipwrecks.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementEdward Rowe Snow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG525 .S5796
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 222 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4109014M
    ISBN 100396079083
    LC Control Number80023876
    OCLC/WorldCa6602776


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