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A sea of words

Author: Dean King
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt ; Maidenhead : Melia, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd 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
Terminology
Named Person: Patrick O'Brian
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean King
ISBN: 0805066152 9780805066159
OCLC Number: 59538604
Notes: Previous edition: 1999.
Description: 512 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Dean King [and others].

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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 cultists. "The Read more...

 
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