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The book of old ships : and something of their evolution and romance: wherein will be found drawings and descriptions of many varieties of vessels, both long and round, showing their development from most remote times ; the portraiture of their progress, their garnishment, etc., etc., etc. together with divers dissertations upon the origins of shipping ; also an appendix wherein will be discovered to the inquisitive much information appertaining to the ancient uses and customs of the sea and mariners. Illustrated in line and color with a variety of original designs of shipping compiled from authentic sources. Preview this item
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The book of old ships : and something of their evolution and romance: wherein will be found drawings and descriptions of many varieties of vessels, both long and round, showing their development from most remote times ; the portraiture of their progress, their garnishment, etc., etc., etc. together with divers dissertations upon the origins of shipping ; also an appendix wherein will be discovered to the inquisitive much information appertaining to the ancient uses and customs of the sea and mariners. Illustrated in line and color with a variety of original designs of shipping compiled from authentic sources.

Author: Henry B Culver; Gordon Grant
Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books, 1977?, ©1924.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry B Culver; Gordon Grant
ISBN: 0517225700 9780517225707
OCLC Number: 4534099
Notes: Descriptive text on verso of frontispiece.
Description: 3 pages leaves, xi-xxiv pages, 1 leaf, 306 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Long ships. Galleys --
An Egyptian galley, 1600 B.C. --
A Greek galley, 500 B.C. --
A Roman trireme --
The Viking long ship --
The seventeenth century galley --
The Galleass --
pt. 2. Round ships. Round ships --
A Greek merchantman --
The Roman Corbita or merchantman --
A medieval ship --
A thirteenth century English warship --
An early fifteenth century merchant ship --
The Carrack --
Late fifteenth century ship --
An early sixteenth century ship --
The Hulk --
The Caravel --
The Galleon --
An Elizabethan ship of 1588 --
The Cromster --
A late sixteenth century English ship --
An early seventeenth century Dutch merchant ship --
The Buss --
The Dutch Galliot --
An English capital ship of the early seventeenth century --
An English sixty-gun ship of about the year 1960 --
The Flute --
A late seventeenth century French ship of the first rate --
A Dutch ship of the end of the seventeenth century --
The Ketch --
An eighteenth century seventy-four gun ship --
An East Indiaman of 1750 --
The Lugger --
The Howker --
The Bugalet --
An eighteenth century frigate --
The Felucca --
The Barque Provencale --
The Tartane --
The Norwegian Cat --
The Bilander --
The Fire ship --
The Pink --
The Patache --
Polacre --
The Xebec --
The Saique --
A Capital ship of 1820 --
A frigate of 1820 --
The Brig --
The Snow --
The Brigantine --
Extracts from the log of the ship "Felicity" --
The Corvette --
The topsail schooner --
The Goelette --
The Packet ship --
A New Bedford whaling bark --
The Barquentine --
Clipper ship of 1850 --
The modern super ship.
Responsibility: Drawn by Gordon Grant. Text by Henry B. Culver.

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