Boats of the World: From the Stone Age to Medieval Times. Seán McGrail. Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-19-814468-7. 496 pages, halftone and line drawings, 3 maps, 276×219 mm. 480 pages. Price £120.

@article{Mudie2002BoatsOT,
  title={Boats of the World: From the Stone Age to Medieval Times. Se{\'a}n McGrail. Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-19-814468-7. 496 pages, halftone and line drawings, 3 maps, 276×219 mm. 480 pages. Price £120.},
  author={Colin Mudie},
  journal={Journal of Navigation},
  year={2002},
  volume={55},
  pages={507 - 509}
}
  • C. Mudie
  • Published 1 September 2002
  • History
  • Journal of Navigation
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