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Forests and sea power

Robert Greenhalgh Albion

Forests and sea power

the timber problem of the Royal Navy, 1652-1862

by Robert Greenhalgh Albion

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Procurement.,
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Supplies and stores.,
    • Timber -- Great Britain.,
    • Timber.,
    • Ships, Wooden -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [423]-469.

      Other titlesTimber problem of the Royal Navy, 1652-1862.
      Statementby Robert Greenhalgh Albion ... Awarded the David A. Wells prize for the year 1924-25 and published from the income of the David A. Wells Fund.
      SeriesHarvard economic studies ..., vol. XXIX
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVC265.G+
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 485 p.
      Number of Pages485
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6698087M
      LC Control Number27002034
      OCLC/WorldCa830244

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