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Title:
The complete book of maritime design : a compendium of naval art and painting
Author:
Cordingly, David.
Publication Information:
New York : Gramercy Books, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
192 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
General Note:
Simultaneously published in Great Britain under title : The maritime compendium.
Language:
English
Added Author:
Added Uniform Title:
Maritime compendium.
ISBN:
9780517160725
Format :
Book

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Central Library V27 .C65 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

Here is a vast collection of nautical imagery that doubles as a history of maritime illustration throughout the ages. Arranged thematically, the more than 1,600 line drawings encompass shipbuilding designs, navigational instruments, lighthouses, trade and smuggling, guns and armaments, famous ships and seafarers, and exotica. (Orig. $40.00)


Author Notes

David Cordingly was for twelve years on the staff of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England, where he was curator of paintings and then head of exhibitions. He is a graduate of Oxford. He lives with his wife and family in Sussex, England.


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