Sail’s Last Century The Merchant Sailing Ship 1830 – 1930

Sail’s Last Century The Merchant Sailing Ship 1830 – 1930

£18.95

Hardcover

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press

Publication Date: 1993

Number 1285 of 2000.

Condition: Used; Very Good; with dustjacket, very good. Minimal shelf wear, slight bumping to rear board. Pages are clean and bright and the binding intact and tight.

176pp, b/w photographs and illustrations, 300mm by 250mm, 1100g.

1 in stock

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Conway's History of the Ship. Sail's Last Century The Merchant Sailing Ship 1830 - 1930. Robert Gardiner (Editor).

Limited Edition, number 1285 of 2000.

This volume includes chapters on the wooden sailing ship over 300 tons, the wooden sailing ship under 300 tons, the transition to iron and steel construction, the iron and steel sailing ship, the merchant sailing vessel in the twentieth century, the schooner in America, schooner development in Britain, the sailing ship in the Baltic, and the changing problems of shiphandling.