Folio. 159pp. Original color illustrated dustjacket over white illustrate clothe with gray lettering on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Gray endpapers. "Ship of the Pharaohs" is the first in a series of magnificent Landström books planned to give detailed accounts of ships and naval architecture from different parts of the world." (Naval Architecture, Fredrik Hendrik af Chapman) The Finnish artist, writer, graphic designer, war-correspondent, illustrator of fairy-tales, yachtsman, and poet is best known for his 1961 book "The Ship," which was translated into thirteen languages. In "Ship of the Pharaohs" Landström describes the building of ships in Egypt from the Pre-dynastic Period to the Late Period. ".he (Landström) keeps strictly to matters on which he can speak as a real expert. The knowledge that the technique here described, and its development, once provided the backbone to one of history's first civilizations." (Torgny Säve-Söderbergh, foreword). Profusely illustrated with magnificent color reproductions of drawings, b/w photographs, and numerous minute drawings in b/w and red throughout. Includes appendices with line representations and terminology, bibliography, and sources of photographs at rear. DJ with light wear along edges and bump near middle of spine . Binding with slight discoloration along edges. Ex Libris on inside front cover. DJ and binding in overall good+, interior in very good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Ships of the Pharaohs: 4000 Years of ...
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publication Date: 1970
Book Condition: g+ to vg+
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Doubleday & Company, Garden City, New York, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. An unprecedented history and pioneering work on 4,000 years of shipbuilding in Egypt - slender papyrus boats, lumbering river barges, warships, light fishing craft, ceremonial sun-boats, and magnificently decorated ships of state. Profusely illustrated with photographs and color and black and white drawings, including details of each boat type. Oversized. Seller Inventory # 001121
Book Description Doubleday & Company, Inc, Garden City, NY, 1970. First Edition. quarto. VG+/VG. light beige spine with uppercase black lettering. glossy beige and colored dustjacket over very white boards with gray drawings of ships. many pages of b/w drawings and illustration. head signatures are foxed, but very clear on foreedge and tail. binding and textblock in excellent neat condition. out of print, scarce. 159 pp. ISBN: 73133207. Shelved ANCIENT HISTORY- EGYPT. Dupont. Seller Inventory # 9-12-1175691
Book Description Doubleday & Company, Garden City, 1970. First American Edition. Cloth in jacket, bookplate, slight scuffing to jacket, quite good. Illustrated. Seller Inventory # 019584
Book Description doubleday, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. hardback book and dust jacket in very good to near fine condition,foxing freckles to top page edges,dj is complete with no tears but light scratches on rear panel have tanned,looks sharp in a clear mylar protective sleeve. Seller Inventory # 144271
Book Description Doubleday, New York, 1970. hardcover. Condition: near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: very good(+). Foreword by Torny Save-soderbergh. 65 photographic illustrations, 353 text drawings, by the author, 1 map, some color. 159pp., tall 4to, pictorial white cloth, d.w.; small tape remainder mark on title page. Garden City: Doubleday, (1970). A near fine copy in a very good (+) dust wrapper. Seller Inventory # 254533
Book Description Doubleday, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020385078307
Book Description Doubleday, New York, NY, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Used - Good. Out of print. Book has minor shelf wear. Seller Inventory # 79630
Book Description London, 1970. 159 pp. 418 mostly col. ills. Cloth. Sm. folio. - Sl. soiled, frontcover pasted on first free endpaper; exlibris of the Scheepvaart Museum Amsterdam on first endpaper (cancelled). Seller Inventory # 229419
Book Description Doubleday, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Seller Inventory # P010385078307
Book Description Doubleday, 1970. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0385078307