Great Warships: An Illustrated Guide to the Great Sailing Ships from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries
  • Great Warships: An Illustrated Guide to the Great Sailing Ships from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries
  • Great Warships: An Illustrated Guide to the Great Sailing Ships from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries

Great Warships: An Illustrated Guide to the Great Sailing Ships from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries

by David Ross
     
 

Includes 100 artworks of many of the greatest sailing ships spanning four hundred years, from Ark Royal (1587), Vasa (1628), and HMS Victory (1765), through the great steam-and-sail ironclads of the late nineteenth century, such as HMS Warrior (1860) and König Wilhelm (1869), and on to Preussen and Amerigo Vespucci, the last

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Includes 100 artworks of many of the greatest sailing ships spanning four hundred years, from Ark Royal (1587), Vasa (1628), and HMS Victory (1765), through the great steam-and-sail ironclads of the late nineteenth century, such as HMS Warrior (1860) and König Wilhelm (1869), and on to Preussen and Amerigo Vespucci, the last big sailing ships of the early twentieth century.
• Features sailing ships of every type, from tiny gunboats, light frigates, and mortar ketches
to 130-gun ships of the line, armored ironclads, tea clippers, and windjammers.
• Expertly written text and specifications provide a concise background of each ship’s development and service.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435148529
Publisher:
Metro Books
Publication date:
09/09/2013
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
872,538
Product dimensions:
11.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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