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Mutiny at sea by Robert L. Hadfield

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Published by E.P. Dutton & co., inc. in New York .
Written in English


  • Mutiny.,
  • Seafaring life.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Robert L. Hadfield.
LC ClassificationsG525 .H15 1938
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 246 p.
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6367094M
LC Control Number38006770

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