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Of ships and stars.

maritime heritage and the founding of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

by Kevin Littlewood

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Published by The Athlone Press in London, New Brunswick, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKevin Littlewood and Beverley Butler.
    ContributionsButler, Beverley, 1968-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV13.G72 G755 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 275 p. :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL375364M
    ISBN 100485115379
    LC Control Number98037234

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