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Workaday schooners the Edward W. Smith photographs taken on Narragansett Bay, 1895-1905, together with writings and plans describing the designs and use of schooners of the period by Edward Wanton Smith

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Published by International Marine Pub. Co. in Camden, Me .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Edward W. Smith, Jr.
ContributionsSmith, Edward Wanton, 1920-
LC ClassificationsVM311.F7 S64
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 196 p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4585520M
ISBN 100877420122
LC Control Number77189815

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