an account of the shiphandling of the sailing man-of-war 1600-1860, based on contemporary sources
by John Harland
London, Conway Maritime Press, 1996
an important study of the development of seamanship under sail amongst the world's major navies. the text is complemented by a wealth of clear, accurate drawings by Mark Myers. 2nd printing, with amendments
large format hardback [30x25cm]. 320 pages. well illustrated. ISBN 0851771793 .
very good condition in the dust-jacket. with a whiff of old tobacco smoke, but not strong.