The Sailing-Ship Six Thousand Years of History

By: Anderson, Romola and R. C.

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First Bonanza Books printing with letter A on copyright page. A hardcover in sky blue cloth with navy blue spine title. Faint watermark on edge of page block, touch of 'splotchiness' on frt board & edge of page block foot. No damage, names, tears or soil within the well illustrated 212 pp text. "The Sailing-Ship is one of the best compact accounts of the development of the sailing-ship that we have today (as of publication date, 1963)." comments Howard L. Chapelle, marine historian and curator, Division of Transportation, Smithsonian Institution. With 20 full or half page b/w photographs and 134 b/w line illustrations. Chapters include: Egypt and Crete (4000-1000 B.C.), Phoenicia, Greece, and Rome (1000 B.C. - A. D. , 400), Northern Ships Before the Romans, The Days of the Double-Ended Ship (A.D. 200-1200), The One-Masted Ship in Her Prime (A. D. 1200-1400), Southern Ships in the Middle Ages (A.D. 400-1400), The Rise of the Full-Rigged Ship (A.D. 1400-1600), The Seventeenth Century, The Ship of the Line and Her Satellites (A.D. 1700-1840), The Last Days of the Sailing-Ship, Index.

Title: The Sailing-Ship Six Thousand Years of History

Author Name: Anderson, Romola and R. C.

Illustrator: Illustrated


Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1963

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller Id: 45801

Keywords: Full-Rigged, Double-Ended Ship, ,