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A Race for Real Sailors

The Bluenose And the International Fishermen"s Cup, 1920-1938

by R. Keith McLaren

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by David R Godine .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • International Fishermen"s Race,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sailing - General,
  • History,
  • Sports / Water Sports,
  • Bluenose (Schooner)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8687677M
    ISBN 101567923135
    ISBN 109781567923131
    OCLC/WorldCa62789973

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