This volume encompasses sailing ships from antiquity to the present. Editor and author Giorgetti (architect and designer of sailing vessels) and Erik Abranson (author of several books on tall ships) reveal how sailing ships successfully synthesize aesthetic demands and practicalities such as maneuverability, speed, and robustness. Beautifully illustrated with about 295 color photographs, b&w photographs, and plan drawings. Oversize: 10.50x14.25<">. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Book Description MetroBooks (NY), 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111586632310
Book Description MetroBooks (NY), 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1586632310