Twentieth-century shipwrecks a pictorial history by Dan Perkes

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Published by Contemporary Books in Chicago .

Written in English

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Other titles20th-century shipwrecks.
StatementDan Perkes with the editors of the Associated Press.
ContributionsAssociated Press.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG525 .P47 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3176505M
ISBN 100809255758
LC Control Number83018939
OCLC/WorldCa9945590

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