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THE AGE OF THE GALLEY: MEDITERRANEAN OARED VESSELS SINCE PRE-CLASSICAL TIMES (CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP SERIES)

Gardiner, Robert (Editor)

ISBN 10: 0851776345 / ISBN 13: 9780851776347
Published by Conway Maritime Press, London, UK, 1995
Condition: As New Hardcover
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256 pp; charts the development from the earliest paleolithic crafts; of which some were paddled rather than rowed; to the classical trirem and it's Roman and Byzantine successors; with sections on the design and oar system of galleys, on the organization and infrastructure of galley fleets and on non-military applications of the galley. Profusely illustrated with b & w photos, illustrations and detailed line drawings. This edition is limited to 2,000 copies of which this is No. 411 SeriesSeries. Bookseller Inventory # 72115

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Title: THE AGE OF THE GALLEY: MEDITERRANEAN OARED ...

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press, London, UK

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: as new

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