Man-of-war by Stephen Biesty

Cover of: Man-of-war | Stephen Biesty

Published by Dorling Kindersley, Distributed by Houghton Mifflin in London, New York, Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Sea life -- Juvenile literature,
  • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Sea life,
  • Seafaring life

About the Edition

Text and cutaway illustrations depict life aboard a British warship of the Napoleonic era, covering such topics as work, leisure, discipline, navigating, and fighting.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementillustrated by Stephen Biesty ; written by Richard Platt.
SeriesStephen Biesty"s cross-sections
ContributionsPlatt, Richard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsV737 .B53 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1718535M
ISBN 10156458321X
LC Control Number92021227

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