The Boy's Own Book of Boats: Including Vessels of Every Rig and Size to be Found Floating on the Waters in All Parts of the World : Together with Complete Instructions, how to Make Sailing Models

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S. Low, Son and Marston, 1868 - 352 páginas
 

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