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A sea of words : a lexicon and companion to the complete seafaring tales of Patrick O'Brian

Author: Dean King; John B Hattendorf; J Worth Estes
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt & Co., 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive lexicon provides definitions of nautical terms, historical entries describing the people and political events that shaped the period, and detailed explanations of the scientific,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Named Person: Patrick O'Brian; Patrick O'Brian; Patrick O'Brian; Patrick O'Brian; Patrick O'Brian
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean King; John B Hattendorf; J Worth Estes
ISBN: 0805066152 9780805066159
OCLC Number: 54949913
Notes: "An owl book."
Description: xix, 501, [2] p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Dean King ; with John B. Hattendorf and J. Worth Estes.

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"To any disoriented lubber who needs to take a quick bearing on Aubrey's world of staysails and sternposts, it will be a useful compass."--"The Economist" "Dean King's lexicon will charm Read more...

 
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