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Naval swords and firearms

William Edward May

Naval swords and firearms

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Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Swords -- Great Britain,
    • Firearms -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Stamped on cover: Agents in America: British Information Services, New York.

      Statementby W.E. May and A.N. Kennard. Drawings by John Munday.
      ContributionsKennard, Arthur Norris, joint author.
      LC ClassificationsNK6743 .M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p.
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5873169M
      LC Control Number63000706

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