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brief history of the art of navigation

Louis Allen Harding

brief history of the art of navigation

an outline and background of the methods employed by navigators for finding their way around the seas.

by Louis Allen Harding

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Published by Willima-Frederick Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navigation -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK549 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p.
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6111099M
    LC Control Number52007540
    OCLC/WorldCa1712595

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