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BOOKS on the sailing tall ships from the schooner to the mighty clipper ships.

The Tall Ship in Art

Roy Cross(Illustrator), et al / Hardcover / Published 1998
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Last Grain Race The Making of a Sailor The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor, The Schooner The Seaman's Friend :


cover American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858 : Adelaide-Lotus Vol 1

by Octavius T. Howe, Frederick C. Matthews

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Paperback - 780 pages Vol 001 (August 1986)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486251152 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.87 x 8.51 x 5.41

cover Donald McKay and His Famous Sailing Ships;
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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.
The Tall Ships of Today in Photographs

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Some 150 excellent b&w photos of 100 formerly commercial sailing ships. An original publication at a very small price. 9x12". Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, O

Tall Ships of the World (Illustrated Living History Series) ~ Usually ships in 2-3 days

C. Keith Wilbur, Keith C. Wilbur / Library Binding / Published 1997  Our Price: $19.95
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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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Old IronsidesFOR ORDER INFORMATION CLICK ON TITL

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Flagship of naval heroes, the Constitution is the oldest warship still afloat in the world. This account of America's most famous warship and her possible restoration (for her 200th birthday) features rare paintings, some never before published, and new paintings, drawings, and plans. 200 illustrations. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Wolfram Zu Mondfeld, Wolfram Zu Mondfeld;

Paperback, 352 pages
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A Sea of Words : A Lexicon and Companion for Patrick O'Brian's Seafaring Tales

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Called "the best historical novels ever written" by The New York Times, O'Brian's saga of the British navy during the Napoleonic Wars has developed an enormous following of late. This volume defines more than 2,000 terms found in the books and provides short essays, maps, and diagrams to further help readers relate.

cover Tall Ships: An Internation directory

by thad koza

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American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858 : Adelaide-Lotus Vol 1

The American-Built Clipper Ship 1850-1856 : Characteristics, Construction, and Details

Sail's Last Century : The Merchant Sailing Ship 1830-1930

The Tall Ships of Today in Photographs;

The Art of Rigging;

A Most Fortunate Ship : A Narrative History of Old Ironsides;

All Sail Set : A Romance of the Flying Cloud Vol 35

The Mayflower People : Triumphs and Tragedies;

British & American Clippers : A Comparison of Their Design, Construction and Performance in the 1850s

Bluewater Journal : The Voyage of the Sea Tiger ~

The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships;

Tea Clippers : Their History and Development, 1833-1875 ~

American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858 : Malay-Young Mechanic Vol 2

The Baltimore Clipper

Seagoing Ships & Seamanship in the Bronze Age Levant ~

Captains Courageous (The World's Classics) sapeake Bay Schooners ~

George Washington's Schooners : The First American Navy

A Passage in Time : Along the Coast of Maine by Schooner

The Schooner Bertha L. Downs (Anatomy of the Ship)

The Stonehook Schooner ~ Built on Honor, Sailed With Skill : The American Coasting Schooner

Schooners (Great Lakes Album

Wooden Boats : From Sculls to Yachts;
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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.
A 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.

Liverpool Buttons & Homeward-Bound Stitches : Portrait of a Master Mariner;
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.
Female 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.
Live 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
The Best of the Best : The Yacht Designs of Sparkman & Stephens
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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.
The Book of Wooden Boats;
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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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