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The Oxford illustrated history of the Royal Navy

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Oxford University Press , Oxford, New York
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Other titlesIllustrated history of the Royal Navy, Royal Navy
Statementgeneral editor, J.R. Hill ; consultant editor, Bryan Ranft.
ContributionsHill, J. R., Ranft, Bryan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVA454 .O94 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 480 p., [16] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL781710M
ISBN 100192116754
LC Control Number95013627

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