LEGENDARY SAILING SHIPS by Franco Giorgetti Hardcover 2007 Edition New For Sale
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LEGENDARY SAILING SHIPS by Franco Giorgetti Hardcover 2007 Edition New :
LEGENDARY SAILING SHIPS
by Franco Giorgetti
White star publishers
Hard TO FIND
New ! WITH DUST JACKET
Some minor foxing from age
Written from the unique perspective of an architect and sailboat designer who is also an ardent sailor, this volume traces the origins and development of great sailing ships. Enthusiasts will be fascinated by the meticulous research and multimedia presentation of the milestones in the history of the sailing ship. A spectacular photographic catalog of the most famous and impressive ships, this handsome volume documents the milestones in sailing, presenting magnificent photographs and a detailed analysis of all the great sailing ships, some of which still ply the seas to this day. From antiquity to present-day, this book is organized chronologically, delving into the origins of the great sailing ships, from the earliest galleons dating to the early 1500s, to the clippers of the nineteenth century, to the windjammers of the twentieth century, and the future of sailing. Franco Giorgetti provides in-depth information on ship-building techniques, including the secrets of the world's foremost ship builders.
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