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SQUARE-RIGGED SHIPS, AN INTRODUCTION

Alan Villiers

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ISBN 10: 1906367094 / ISBN 13: 9781906367091
Published by National Maritime Museum, London, 2009
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5 x 8 in. Blue cloth boards. Condition is AS NEW ; like brand new on all poiunts. DJ is VERY GOOD ; a bit rubbed, closed tear at spine tail. Naut. Stax. Bookseller Inventory # 25428

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Title: SQUARE-RIGGED SHIPS, AN INTRODUCTION

Publisher: National Maritime Museum, London

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Edition: First printing.

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Synopsis:

Though the thrilling age of regularly seeing large square-rigged ships in full sail has passed, this gripping narrative is a classic overview of these fascinating ships, written by an author who knew them inside out. This book is a step-by-step introduction to the ships and their mesmerizing designs, the treacherous routes they sailed, and the specialist skills of men who worked on them. Complete with both insights into the bygone era of sailing and entertaining stories of perilous adventures at sea, this is the perfect compendium for sailors, historians, and travel enthusiasts alike.

About the Author:

Alan Villiers was a sea captain, a distinguished veteran of World War II, and the author of more than 40 books, including Falmouth for Orders. He was a trustee of the National Maritime Museum and also served on the committees of the Society for Nautical Research, the Cutty Sark Preservation Society, and the Victory Technical Advisory Committee.

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