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Great stories of the sea & ships

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Published by Galahad Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean -- Literary collections.,
  • Ocean -- Literary collections.,
  • Sea stories.

  • About the Edition

    A selection of thirty-four works about the sea by such authors as Homer, Hans Christian Andersen, Herman Melville, Victor Hugo, Jules Verne, Christopher Columbus, Daniel Defoe, and others.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with an introduction by N.C. Wyeth ; illustrated by Peter Hurd.
    ContributionsWyeth, N. C. 1882-1945., Hurd, Peter, 1904- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ5 .G6975 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination431 p. :
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2747602M
    ISBN 100883657074
    LC Control Number86080454

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