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The fireship

by C. Northcote Parkinson

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by McBooks Press, Distributed to the book trade by LPC Group in Ithaca, N.Y, Milford, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Delancey, Richard (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- Fiction,
    • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction,
    • Trials (Mutiny) -- Fiction,
    • Ship captains -- Fiction,
    • Fireships -- Fiction,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementC. Northcote Parkinson.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesThe Richard Delancey novels ;, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6066.A6955 F57 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination204 p. :
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3551392M
      ISBN 101590130154
      LC Control Number2002000126
      OCLC/WorldCa48777765

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