1 edition of The story of the British navy found in the catalog.
The story of the British navy
Reprint of the 1922 ed. published by Harrap, London.
|Statement||by Harold F. B. Wheeler. Illustrated in colour by Ellis Silas|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||383,  p., col. plates|
|Number of Pages||383|
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