Samuel Cunard and the North Atlantic
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Published by Macdonald and Co. in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cunard, Samuel, Sir, 1787-1865.,
  • Cunard Steamship Company, ltd.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] T. W. E. Roche.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE569.C8 R62
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p.
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5351779M
ISBN 100356034364
LC Control Number72300377
OCLC/WorldCa286671

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