Wrecks & sunken treasure
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Wrecks & sunken treasure a regional guide to some of Britain"s most famous shipwrecks.

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Published by Drive Publications Ltd. in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.


  • Shipwrecks -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsDA85 .W7
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5455545M
ISBN 10090335604X
LC Control Number73157790

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