Seamanship in the Age of Sail

Seamanship in the Age of Sail

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an account of the shiphandling of the sailing man-of-war 1600-1860, based on contemporary sources.

Harland, John

London, Conway Maritime Press, 1985.

large format hardback [30x25cm]. 320 pages. well illustrated. ISBN 0851771793 .

very good condition in the dust- jacket, just a little creased at the edges.


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.