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Ancient ships

Author: Cecil Torr; Anthony J Podlecki; W W Tarn
Publisher: Chicago : Argonaut, ©1964.
Series: Argonaut library of antiquities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Torr, Cecil, 1857-1928.
Ancient ships.
Chicago, Argonaut, 1964
(OCoLC)606185070
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cecil Torr; Anthony J Podlecki; W W Tarn
OCLC Number: 570336
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xiv, 222 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, plans, plates ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Anthony J. Podlecki --
Preface / Cecil Torr --
Ships with oars --
Dimensions of the ships --
Tonnage of the ships --
Materials for ship-building --
Structure of the hull --
Anchors and cables --
Steering-gear --
Rigging --
Flags and lights --
Sounding-lead, log, etc. --
Ship's boat --
Appendix on types of ships --
Indexes --
The Greek warship / W.W. Tarn --
Critical notes on the Greek warship / Cecil Torr --
The Greek trireme. Triremes / Arthur Bernard Cook --
Sectional half model of a trireme / Wigham Richardson --
Triremes / Cecil Torr --
Thranite, zugite, and thalamite / W.W. Tarn --
Triremes / Cecil Torr --
Triremes / Philip Newman --
Triremes / Cecil Torr.
Series Title: Argonaut library of antiquities.
Responsibility: by Cecil Torr ; edited with an introd. by Anthony J. Podlecki ; with an appendix containing a series of articles on the Greek warship and the Greek trireme, by W.W. Tarn [and others].

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