historical, practical and theoretical account of the breakwater in Plymouth Sound.
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Published by H.G. Bohn, J. Weale in London .
Written in English



  • Plymouth Sound (England)


  • Plymouth Sound (England) -- Breakwater.

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Edition Notes

Plates 13-15 are colored.

StatementBy Sir John Rennie ...
LC ClassificationsTC333 .R4
The Physical Object
Paginationvii p., 2 l., 43, 72 p.
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6967226M
LC Control Number06009836

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