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Breverton's nautical curiosities : a book of the sea

Author: Terry Breverton
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Lyons Press edView all editions and formats
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A nautical compendium covers a wide range of topics from ships, maritime slang, and famous naval battles to villains of the high seas and remarkable sea creatures.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Breverton
ISBN: 9781599219790 1599219794
OCLC Number: 601046441
Description: 384 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: An A-Z of sea slang --
Sea conditions and weather --
Life at sea --
Death at sea --
Heroes, heroines, sea people and navigation --
Villains of the seas --
Islands, ports, harbours and capes --
Animals of the seas --
The ocean environment.
Other Titles: Nautical curiosities
Responsibility: Terry Breverton.

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A nautical compendium covers a wide range of topics from ships, maritime slang, and famous naval battles to villains of the high seas and remarkable sea creatures.

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