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BOOKS on the sailing tall ships from the schooner to the mighty clipper ships.
Tall Ship in Art
Roy Cross(Illustrator), et al / Hardcover / Published 1998
|Last Grain Race||The Making of a Sailor||The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor,||The Schooner||The Seaman's Friend :|
Clipper Ships, 1833-1858 : Adelaide-Lotus Vol 1
by Octavius T. Howe, Frederick C. Matthews
Paperback - 780 pages
Vol 001 (August 1986)
McKay and His Famous Sailing Ships;
List: $13.95 ~
McKay (1810-1880) was a 19th century ship-building genius who brought the American clipper ship and other vessels to what some consider the acme of perfection. This is an unabridged and slightly altered republication of the work originally published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, in 1928 under the title Some Famous Sailing Ships and Their Builder Donald McKay which was written by one of the great builder's descendants. Includes 58 b&w illustrations and four in color. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Tall Ships of Today in Photographs
Ships of the World (Illustrated Living History Series) ~
C. Keith Wilbur, Keith C. Wilbur / Library Binding / Published 1997 Our
This unusual book contains an extremely dense hand-lettered text and numerous detailed drawings. Topics covered include ship hulls, wind power, cargoes and profits, life aboard the tall ships, clothing, personal gear, watch duty, deck chores, knots
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Wolfram Zu Mondfeld, Wolfram Zu Mondfeld;
Paperback, 352 pages
Sea of Words : A Lexicon and Companion for Patrick O'Brian's Seafaring
List: $14.00 ~
Ships: An Internation directory
by thad koza
List: $39.95 ~
|American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858 : Adelaide-Lotus Vol 1||Wooden
Boats : From Sculls to Yachts;
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List: $26.95 ~
A beautifully illustrated gift book that celebrates the beauty, craftsmanship, and mystique of wooden boats. From the 1939 Thunderbird, the biggest, fastest mahogany speed boat ever built, to Nova Scotia lobster boats toluxu ry yachts and rowing boats, Wooden Boats celebrates the full array of these boats in striking color photographs and informative text.
Passage in Time : Along the Coast of Maine by Schooner;
~ A tribute to schooners, both past and present, Over a hundred of Benjamin Mendolwitz's luminous color photographs of the majestic boats.
Buttons & Homeward-Bound Stitches : Portrait of a Master
A lavishly illustrated autobiography that spans the 20th century. As a 15-year-old German national, Friz went to sea when square-rigged sailing ships ruled the oceans. As a U.S. citizen and a professional seaman, he rose from deckhand to captain of merchant ships and U.S. military transports, eventually becoming Port Captain in the Military Sea Transportation Service, Pacific Area, a branch of the U.S. Navy.
Tars : Women Aboard Ship in the Age of Sail;
The presence of women on board the ships of the British Royal Navy in the "Age of Sail" has been disregarded by historians and ignored and even hidden by the navy. Suzanne Stark is the first to seriously address the issue of female "tars", and here she presents an in-depth study of the women who lived and worked on British warships of the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Oaking : Southern Timber for Tall Ships
A delightful historical review of a rather obscure topic, "live oaking," the term used by craftsmen who harvested the oaks of the South in order to build the great tall ships like the USS Constitution. Wood (reference specialist in naval and maritime history, Library of Congress) applies political, social, and economic commentary to the chronicle of life in the rather grim timber camps and to the industry which decimated this natural resource. The volume is beautifully
Best of the Best : The Yacht Designs of Sparkman & Stephens
List: $75.00 ~
A big, beautiful book presenting the finest and most beautiful sailing yachts designed by one of America's greatest yacht designers during the last fifty years--the histories, plans and magnificent photographs. More than 200 duotones, more than 200 drawings.
Book of Wooden Boats;
List: $55.00 ~
A mouth-watering encomium on power and sail boats of wood construction. The artistic and technically excellent photos of Benjamin Mendlowitz qualify this book for all photo collections
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