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Author Name    Clowes, G.S. Laird.

Title   SAILING SHIPS: THEIR HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT AS ILLUSTRATED BY THE COLLECTION OF SHIP-MODELS IN THE SCIENCE MUSEUM. PART I: HISTORICAL NOTES & PART II: CATALOGUE OF EXHIBITS, WITH DESCRIPTIVE NOTES. 2 VOLUME SET.

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good -

Publisher   London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1932

Seller ID   28672

115 pp + 122 pp, 9 9/16" H. Part I is the Third Edition, printed in 1932 and Part II is the Second Edition, printed in 1936. B&w photographs, reproductions, drawings. Part I Contents: Introduction; Early Ships of the Mediterranean Littoral; The Vessels of Greece and Rome; Early Craft of North-Eastern Europe; The English One-Masted Ship; The Introduction of the Three-Masted Ship; Ships Under Elizabeth and the Stuarts; Men-of-War in the Eighteenth Century; Merchant-Ships in the Eighteenth Century; The Last Fifty Years of the Sailing Warship; The Evolution and Decline of the Clipper Ship. Part II Contents: Early Ships, Up to the Middle of the Fifteenth Century; The Introduction of the Three-Master; Ships Under Elizabeth and the Stuarts; Men-of-War of the Eighteenth Century; "Prisoner-of-War" Models; The Last Fifty Years of the Sailing Warship; The Evolution and Decline of the Clipper Ship. Interiors - a few tiny corner creases, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light rubbing on covers, a few light wrinkles on spines, surface paper damage (glued) at bottom rear corner of Part II

Sailing  Ships,  Age  Of  Sail,  Ship  Models,  Mediterranean  Littoral,  Greek,  Roman,  Greece,  Rome,  Vessels,  North-Eastern  Europe,  Three-Masted  Ships,  Elizabethan,  Stuarts,  English,  Men-Of-war,  Military,  Naval,  Merchant  Ships,  Eighteenth  Century,  Seventheenth  Century,  Warships,  Clipper  Ships,  Trade,  Commerce,  Royal  Navy,  Arabs,  Cannons,  Carvels,  Carracks,  Charles  II,  Clincher-Built,  Colliers,  Sir  Anthony  Deane,  Ancient  Egypt,  The  Establishments,  Queen  Elizabeth  I,  Forecastles,  Gokstad  Ship,  Gun  Ports,  Henry  VIII,  East  Indiamen,  West  Indiamen,  Lateen  Sails,  Mizen  Topsails,  Royal  Prince,  Rudders,  Sails,  Steering  Oars,  Sterns,  Topgallants,  Tucks,  Viking  Ships,  American  Ships,  Blackwall  Frigates,  Brigs,  Cutters,  Dutch,  Galleons,  French  Ships,  Frigates,  Iron  Ship  Construction,  Ketches,  Maltese  Galleys,  National  Maritime  Museum,  Oars,  Pepysian  Library,  Round  Bows,  Schooners,  Sir  Robert  Seppings,  Sixth-Rates,  Sloops,  Sterns,  Sir  William  Symonds,  HMS  Victory,  Yachts,  Naval  History. 

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