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Log of the sea by Riesenberg, Felix

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and company in New York .
Written in English


  • Seafaring life,
  • Sailors

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Edition Notes

Statementby Felix Riesenberg
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 359p.
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16780651M

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