Water Transport: Origins and Early Evolution

Hornell, James

Published by David & Charles
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Synopsis: First published in 1946, this book presents a comprehensive account regarding the origins and early evolution of water transport written by the renowned British ethnographer and zoologist James Hornell (1865-1949). The focus of the text is on different types of transport, and it is divided into three main sections: the first section is on 'Floats, Rafts and Kindred Craft', the second is on 'Skin Boats: Coracles, Curraghs, Kayaks and their Kin' and the third is on 'Bark Canoes, Dugouts and Plank-Built Craft'. Numerous illustrative figures and a detailed bibliography are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in archaeology, anthropology and the history of water transport.

Book Description: First published in 1946, this book presents a comprehensive account regarding the origins and early evolution of water transport written by the renowned British ethnographer and zoologist James Hornell (1865-1949). The focus of the text is on different types of transport, and numerous illustrative figures and a detailed bibliography are included.

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Title: Water Transport: Origins and Early Evolution
Publisher: David & Charles
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

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Book Description David & Charles, England, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Reprint of the 1946 first edition. Hardcover in full cloth with DJ. Condition as new, square tight and crisp book, no edgewear. DJ fine, no tears no chips no edgewear, clipped. 8vo, XXIII + 334 pages including 24 full page plates with historic illustrations. No markings of any kind, no names no underlinings no highlights no bent pages. Not a reminder. Bookseller Inventory # 009806

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