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On armour-plated ships of war
|Statement||by G.C. Garnett ; read before the Royal Irish Academy, June 13, 1864.|
|Series||Landmarks of science II|
|LC Classifications||Q111 .H35, VM146 .H35|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||310|
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