by Jean Boudriot & Hubert Berti.
Paris, Editions A.N.C.R.E., 1988.
large format hardback [32x24cm]. 48 pages of illustrated text followed by six folding plates (with duplicate set of plates loosely inserted).
fine condition in the original cloth binding and dust-jacket.
one of the series of fine historical and technical works on French sailing ships produced by Jean Boudriot. invaluable to both the naval historian and model maker. this volume covers the small Brittany trading vessels of the 17th and 18th centuries, which had survived largely unchanged since mediaeval times. French text.