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great age of sail

Peter Kemp

great age of sail

maritime art and photography

by Peter Kemp

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Phaidon in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine painting, European.,
  • Ships in art.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPeter Kemp and Richard Ormond ; illustrated from the picture collections of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.
    ContributionsOrmond, Richard, 1939-, National Maritime Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND1373.E85
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127p.(64)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15169047M
    ISBN 100714824232

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