6 edition of Great stories of the sea & ships found in the catalog.
A selection of thirty-four works about the sea by such authors as Homer, Hans Christian Andersen, Herman Melville, Victor Hugo, Jules Verne, Christopher Columbus, Daniel Defoe, and others.
|Statement||edited and with an introduction by N.C. Wyeth ; illustrated by Peter Hurd.|
|Contributions||Wyeth, N. C. 1882-1945., Hurd, Peter, 1904- ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ5 .G6975 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||431 p. :|
|Number of Pages||431|
|LC Control Number||86080454|
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