Stockwin's Maritime Miscellany: A Ditty Bag of Wonders from the Golden Age of Sail

Stockwin, Julian

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Éditeur
Ebury Press
Pages
224
Parution
juillet 2009
Format
Cartonné
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
222 × 144 × 24 cm
EAN
9780091930660
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Featuring nautical facts and feats, including superstitions at sea, the history of animals on the waves - until 1975 when all animals were banned from Royal Navy ships - and how the inventor of the umbrella helped man the British Navy, this title explores marine myths and unearths the truth behind commonly held beliefs about the sea.
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