Joseph Wheatley; Stephen Howarth
|描述：||206 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 33 cm|
|责任：||plates by Joseph Wheatley ; text by Stephen Howarth.|
"This special, large format, illustrated book is a panorama of some of the most elegant ships ever built and an addition to literature on this subject." "Historic Sail presents colour artwork by Joseph Wheatley and text by the leading naval historian Stephen Howarth. This book covers the period from the Middle Ages to the near demise of the sailing ship towards the end of the nineteenth century, with particular emphasis on the golden age of sail - the years of exploration and discovery from 1450 to 1700"--Jacket.