a book on the building and embellishment, the rigging and armaments of the 'Vasa, the Swedish warship that sank on her maiden voyage in Stockholm harbour in 1628.
includes comparative studies of Danish, English and Dutch shipbuilding of the time.
by Björn Landström
Stockholm, Interpublishing, 1988.large format hardback [35x24cm]. 160 pages. profusely illustrated in colour and tone.
very good condition in the dust-jacket, but with creasing and a repaired tear to the foot of the jacket front.
the English translation of this superb book on the famous warship 'Vasa'