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A system of seamanship, and naval tactics.

Clerk, John

A system of seamanship, and naval tactics.

by Clerk, John

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Published by Printed for Thomas Dobson, at the stone-house, no. 41, South Second Street. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seamanship,
  • Naval art and science,
  • Naval tactics,
  • Navigation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEncyclopaedia: or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature. Selections.
    StatementExtracted from the Encyclopaedia, published by Thomas Dobson. ; Illustrated with copperplates.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 36393.
    ContributionsVallance, John, 1770?-1823, engraver., Jones, Benjamin, fl. 1798-1815, engraver., Bowes, Joseph, engraver.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination192 p., [8] folded leaves of plates
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14593023M

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