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Before the mast - and after

Runciman, Walter Runciman Baron

Before the mast - and after

the autobiography

by Runciman, Walter Runciman Baron

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Published by Fischer Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seafaring life

  • Edition Notes

    Statementof a sailor and shipowner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination299 p. :
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16399628M

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