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THE EVOLUTION OF THE SAILING SHIP 1250 - 1580.

Greenhill, Basil, ed.

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ISBN 10: 0851776558 / ISBN 13: 9780851776552
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London 1995, Conway Maritime press, UK first edition, hard bound in dust jacket, VG/VG condition, 264 PAGES, ILLUS & DRGS., INDEX.-------------------------------------------------------------- The Mariner's Mirror is the world's oldest and most distinguished vehicle for nautical research and within its pages can be found some of the finest writing on ships and the sea available anywhere. This new series, Keynote Studies from The Mariner's Mirror, is intended to make available the fruits of nearly a century of nautical publishing.---------------------------------------------------- By extracting the best of the articles, reordering them and adding the notes and queries which appeared in the same issues, the editor of this volume has created a fascinating and coherent narrative which describes the development of the sailing ship in both northern and southern Europe from mediaeval times through to the renaissance. Amongst the contributors are R Morton Nance, H H Brindley and Geoffrey Callender who might be viewed as the very fathers of modern maritime research.------------------------------------------------------------For all those who have an interest in the enduring story of the development of the sailing ship this volume is essential reading. Beautifully written and clearly illustrated with the original line drawings, these extracts will come as a revelation to modern-day enthusiasts and historians, and represent a valuable reference tool for all those with an interest in the age of sail. N° de ref. de la librería 38008

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Título: THE EVOLUTION OF THE SAILING SHIP 1250 - ...

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

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"The Mariner's Mirror", the journal of The Society for Nautical Research, first appeared in 1911. In its early pages, the founders of the Society published a mass of writing which laid the foundation for much of the maritime research which has been carried out in the last 80 years. The scarcity of these early volumes and wide variety of the material found in them has inspired the Society to edit a series of anthologies covering specific themes, and the first one to appear deals with the evolution of the sailing ship through the medieval and Renaissance periods. By extracting the best of the material, re-ordering it and adding the notes and queries which appeared in the same issues, the editor of this volume has created a narrative which describes the development of the sailing ship in both Northern and Southern Europe. Amongst the contributors are R. Morton Nance, H.I. Brindley and Geoffrey Callender, who are viewed as the fathers of modern maritime research. For those who have an interest in the story of the development of the sailing ship, these extracts should be a useful reference for enthusiasts and historians alike.

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