by James Lees
Conway Maritime, 1979.
large format hardback [30x25cm]. 1st edition. 207 pages. ISBN 085177136X .
very good condition in the dust-jacket, just a little creased
the standard text on the development of rigging, mast making and sail making in the British sailing navy. clearly illustrated with over 540 drawings and 100 photos.
sailing navy, rigging, shipbuilding, naval history pre-1914, new additions