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very necessarie and profitable booke concerning navigation (1579?)

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Published by Published for the John Carter Brown Library by Scholars" Facsimiles & Reprints in Delmar, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Navigation -- Early works to 1800

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Statementby Joannes Taisnier ; translated by Richard Eden ; reproduced in facsimile with an introduction by John Parker
SeriesMaritime history series, Scholars" Facsimiles & Reprints -- v. 480, Maritime history series (Delmar, N.Y.)
ContributionsJohn Carter Brown Library
LC ClassificationsVK551 .T27 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16950748M
ISBN 100820114804
LC Control Number99010374

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