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CULVER, HENRY B. (HENRY BRUNDAGE) - The book of old ships and something of their evolution and romance : wherein will be found drawings and descriptions of many varieties of vessels, both long and round, showing their development from most remote times; the portraiture of their progress, their garnishment, etc., etc., together with divers dissertations upon the origins of shipping; also an appendix wherein will be discovered to the inquisitive much information appertaining to the ancient uses and customs of the sea and mariners / illustrated in line and color with a variety of original designs of shipping compiled from authentic sources drawn by Gordon Grant; text by Henry B. Culver

Title: The book of old ships and something of their evolution and romance : wherein will be found drawings and descriptions of many varieties of vessels, both long and round, showing their development from most remote times; the portraiture of their progress, their garnishment, etc., etc., together with divers dissertations upon the origins of shipping; also an appendix wherein will be discovered to the inquisitive much information appertaining to the ancient uses and customs of the sea and mariners / illustrated in line and color with a variety of original designs of shipping compiled from authentic sources drawn by Gordon Grant; text by Henry B. Culver
Description: Garden City. N.Y. : Garden City Pub. Co 1937. First Edition. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall: tight. bright. clean and strong. Physical description; 3 p. l. xi-xxiv p. 1 l. 306 p. incl. illus. plates (part col.) col. front. ; 29 cm. Notes; Illustrated lining-papers. Descriptive text on verso of frontispiece. Subject; Shipbuilding History. Weight in Kg appr.:

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Price: EUR 28.00 = appr. US$ 30.43 Seller: MW Books
- Book number: 266415



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