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The Rigging of Ships: In the Days of the Spritsail Topmast, 1600-1720

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Publisher Comments:

Essential reading and reference for ship model-makers and students and enthusiasts of historic sailing ships and their rigging. Describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch and other European trading ships and warships were rigged, from the lower masts and bowsprit to the running rigging of the topsails and topgallants. Over 350 fine line drawings illustrate every rigging detail. 25 halftones, generously annotated, illustrate typical ships. Extensive bibliography.

Synopsis:

Describes how 17th-century English, French and Dutch trading ships and warships were rigged. 350 line drawings.

Synopsis:

Describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch, and other European trading ships and warships were rigged, from the lower masts and bowsprit to the running rigging of the topsails and topgallants. Over 350 fine line drawings illustrate every rigging detail. 25 halftones.

Synopsis:

Describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch, and other European trading ships and warships were rigged, from the lower masts and bowsprit to the running rigging of the topsails and topgallants. Over 350 fine line drawings illustrate every rigging detail. 25 halftones.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-274) and index.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

LIST OF PLATES

I. THE LOWER MASTS AND BOWSPRIT

II. "TRESTLE-TREES, CROSS-TREES, TOPS AND CAPS"

III. "TOPMASTS, TOPGALLANTS AND FLAGSTAFFS"

IV. YARDS AND STUNSAIL BOOMS

V. FITTINGS ON THE HULL

VI. STANDING RIGGING

VII. RUNNING RIGGING OF THE FORESAIL AND MAINSAIL

VIII. RUNNING RIGGING OF THE TOPSAILS AND TOPGALLANTS

IX. RUNNING RIGGING OF THE BOWSPRIT

X. RUNNING RIGGING OF THE MIZZEN

XI. STAYSAIL AND STUNSAIL GEAR

XII. SAILS

PRINCIPAL AUTHORITIES

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486279602
Author:
Anderson, R. C.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Anderson, R. C.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - Engineering
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - General
Subject:
General and historiography
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Subject:
Ships
Subject:
Ship models
Subject:
Masts and rigging
Subject:
Ships -- History -- 18th century.
Subject:
Nautical - General
Subject:
Nautical-Ships and Ship History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Maritime
Publication Date:
19940331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.79 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Describes how 17th-century English, French and Dutch trading ships and warships were rigged. 350 line drawings.

"Synopsis" by ,
Describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch, and other European trading ships and warships were rigged, from the lower masts and bowsprit to the running rigging of the topsails and topgallants. Over 350 fine line drawings illustrate every rigging detail. 25 halftones.
"Synopsis" by ,
Describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch, and other European trading ships and warships were rigged, from the lower masts and bowsprit to the running rigging of the topsails and topgallants. Over 350 fine line drawings illustrate every rigging detail. 25 halftones.
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