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Capt. Joshua Slocum

Victor Slocum

Capt. Joshua Slocum

the life and voyages of America"s best known sailor

by Victor Slocum

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Mason in Havant .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slocum, Joshua.,
  • Seamen -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Voyages around the world.,
  • Sailing, Single-handed.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Victor Slocum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG440.S63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination384p.,(16)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18382221M
    ISBN 100859372510
    OCLC/WorldCa16555910


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Octavo, original blue cloth. Pictorially stamped in silver and green, top edge gilt, frontispiece of The Spray.