2 edition of Discovering sailing ships found in the catalog.
Discovering sailing ships
Cynthia Ruth France
Traces the history of sailing ships from early Egyptian craft to those of the present day. Includes suggestions for projects and a glossary of nautical terms as well as labelled diagrams of the various crafts.
|Statement||[by] C. R. France.|
|Series||The Discovery reference books|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||128|
|LC Control Number||77003981|
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