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The levelling sea : the story of a Cornish haven in the age of sail

Author: Philip Marsden
Publisher: London : Harper, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The story of Britain's colourful maritime past seen through the changing fortunes of the Cornish port of Falmouth"--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Marsden
ISBN: 9780007174539 0007174535
OCLC Number: 694269960
Description: xiv, 322 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Philip Marsden.

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The story of Britain's colourful maritime past seen through the changing fortunes of the Cornish port of Falmouth.  Read more...

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"My favourite book this year...in sweeping, elegiac prose, Marsden has ensured that the grandeur of [Cornwall's] past will not be forgotten." Amanda Foreman, Mail on Sunday "In this enjoyable, Read more...

 
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