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First published in 1768, this remarkable collection of sophisticated line drawings offers a fascinating look at the maritime world of the eighteenth century, documenting merchant and naval ships from various countries. Seventy detailed illustrations chart vessel dimensions, crew size, storage capabilities, and manner of rigging for packet ships, pleasure boats, privateers, frigates, and other ships.

Fredrik Henrik af Chapman (1721and#8211;1808) was a naval architect, a vice-admiral in the Swedish navy, and the author of several books on shipbuilding. This volume constitutes an indispensable treatise for model builders, naval historians, and maritime enthusiasts, as well as anyone who appreciates the art of drafting.

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First published in 1768, this remarkable collection of sophisticated line drawings offers a fascinating treatise for model builders, naval historians, and maritime enthusiasts. Documenting merchant and naval ships from various countries, it features 70 illustrations that chart vessel dimensions, crew size, storage capabilities, and manner of rigging.

First published in 1768, this remarkable collection of sophisticated line drawings offers a fascinating treatise for model builders, naval historians, and maritime enthusiasts. Documenting merchant and naval ships from various countries, it features 70 illustrations that chart vessel dimensions, crew size, storage capabilities, and manner of rigging.


Synopsis:

First published in 1768, this remarkable collection of sophisticated line drawings offers a fascinating treatise for model builders, naval historians, and maritime enthusiasts. Documenting merchant and naval ships from various countries, it features 70 illustrations that chart vessel dimensions, crew size, storage capabilities, and manner of rigging.

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ISBN:
9780486451558
Author:
Chapman, Fredrik Henrik
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Chapman, Fredrik Henrik af
Author:
Chapman, F. H. Af
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - Engineering
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - General
Subject:
Naval architecture
Subject:
Nautical - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Maritime
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
12.25 x 9.38 in 1.15 lb

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"Synopsis" by , First published in 1768, this remarkable collection of sophisticated line drawings offers a fascinating treatise for model builders, naval historians, and maritime enthusiasts. Documenting merchant and naval ships from various countries, it features 70 illustrations that chart vessel dimensions, crew size, storage capabilities, and manner of rigging.

First published in 1768, this remarkable collection of sophisticated line drawings offers a fascinating treatise for model builders, naval historians, and maritime enthusiasts. Documenting merchant and naval ships from various countries, it features 70 illustrations that chart vessel dimensions, crew size, storage capabilities, and manner of rigging.


"Synopsis" by ,
First published in 1768, this remarkable collection of sophisticated line drawings offers a fascinating treatise for model builders, naval historians, and maritime enthusiasts. Documenting merchant and naval ships from various countries, it features 70 illustrations that chart vessel dimensions, crew size, storage capabilities, and manner of rigging.

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