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The Oxford book of the sea

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature,
  • Ocean -- Literary collections,
  • Ocean travel -- Literary collections,
  • Seafaring life -- Literary collections,
  • Sea stories, American,
  • Sea stories, English,
  • Sea poetry, American,
  • Sea stories, English

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Jonathan Raban.
    ContributionsRaban, Jonathan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1111.O24 O97 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 524 p. ;
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1736141M
    ISBN 100192831488
    LC Control Number92041179

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