The Ship of the Line, Vol. 2: Design, Construction, and Fittings download epub
by Brian Lavery
This set of two books is a worthy addition to the library.
Format: HardcoverVerified Purchase. I've been a wooden ship modeller for a good number of years and will allways be after more information. This set of two books is a worthy addition to the library. As one progresses in ship-building, with enough reading and building, many of those weird questions we inflict upon ourselves gain a fair measure of resolution indirectly. This book is a good dual-use book. One can learn things subconsciously and details, with me, tend to stick in my ageing mind.
In 2009, Lavery wrote a The Sunday Times bestselling book to accompany the BBC series Empire of the Seas, presented . The Ship of the Line: Design, Construction and Fittings, Volume II, Conway Maritime Press (1986/1997).
In 2009, Lavery wrote a The Sunday Times bestselling book to accompany the BBC series Empire of the Seas, presented by Dan Snow, which, as The Sunday Express explains, "looks at the growth off Britain thanks to the Royal Navy, from Drake's defeat of the Armada to the First World Wa. The 74-Gun Ship Bellona, Conway Maritime Press (1985).
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This is the second part of Brian Lavery's massive work on the development of the major warships of the age of fighting . Like the first volume, it is a large, beautiful and extensively illustrated book.
This is the second part of Brian Lavery's massive work on the development of the major warships of the age of fighting sail, which were sometimes referred in Britain as the country's "Wooden Walls". Most of the 192 pages include pictures of eighteenth or early nineteenth century warships, including contemporary paintings sketches and cartoons, photographs of contemporary ship models, plans and charts. The dust jacket is in colour: all other illustrations are in black and white.
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Brian Lavery is one of the UK's leading maritime historians and the author of such bestselling works as "Nelson's Navy". He was for many years curator at the National Maritime Museum and while there co-authored the authoritative work on the NMM's models, "Ship Models: Their Purpose & Development from 1650 to the Present.
Volume II is devoted to technical developments in hull design, construction, rigging, armament and fittings. The definitive work on the subject, a major step forward in the understanding of the sailing warship in the Royal Navy. A complete description of how ships of the line were constructed in the dockyard and what different types of fittings were applied to the shipso. 100 line drawings, plus 94 black-and-white illustrations.
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