2 edition of short account of the naval actions of the last war found in the catalog.
short account of the naval actions of the last war
|Statement||The second edition. By an officer.|
|Contributions||Murray, John, 1745-1793, bookseller.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii,147,p., plates, map.s : 8vo.|
|Number of Pages||147|
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