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The 100-Gun Ship Victory (Anatomy of the Ship)

McKay, John

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ISBN 10: 1557504180 / ISBN 13: 9781557504180
Edité par US Naval Institute Press
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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1557504180 Hardcover with dust jacket. Book is in excellent condition, text is unmarked and pages are tight. N° de réf. du libraire F7577

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Titre : The 100-Gun Ship Victory (Anatomy of the ...

Éditeur : US Naval Institute Press

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Fine

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Forever associated with Nelson's last battle at Trafalgar, Victory is one of the most famous ships of all time. An example of the ultimate sailing warship--the three-decker First Rate--Victory was the most popular and successful 100-gun ship of the period, the flagship of half a dozen famous admirals.

First published in 1987 in the Anatomy of the Ship series and now updated, this volume provides the most detailed description and illustrations of the Victory available anywhere. A pictorial section contains numerous clear photographs emphasizing close-up and on-board views of ship equipment and spaces. Three hundred perspective and three-view drawings, with fully descriptive keys, illustrate every detail of the ship, including hull construction, masts and yards, armament, rigging, decoration and fittings. These accurate and totally comprehensive drawings offer ship buffs, historians, and model makers a full view of the ship and her position in the development of the First Rate.

About the Author:

John McKay is an architectural draftsman by profession and devoted over five years and 3,000 hours to designing this book. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.

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