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Transatlantic

Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships

by Stephen Fox

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Water Transportation,
  • North Atlantic Ocean,
  • History - General History,
  • Steamboats,
  • History: World,
  • Steamboat lines,
  • Ocean liners,
  • Maritime History,
  • Modern - 19th Century,
  • History / General,
  • General,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9230607M
    ISBN 100060195959
    ISBN 109780060195953

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