Sea fights in the East Indies in the years 1602-1639
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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English



  • East Indies.


  • Naval battles.,
  • East Indies.

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Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by Boies Penrose.
LC ClassificationsDS443 .P4
The Physical Object
Paginationix, [1], 297, [1] p.
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6769325M
LC Control Number32002142

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