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sailing boat

H.G Folkard

sailing boat

a treatise on English and foreign boats and yachts, descriptive also of the various forms and peculiarities of sails, rig, etc., of the vessels of every nation, with practical directions for their sailing and management.

by H.G Folkard

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Published by Longmans, Green & Co. in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationviii,382p. :
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21160586M

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