in this excellent well illustrated book, seventeen specialist contributors describe the wide field of marine decorative arts, including ancient vessels, Viking longships, state barges, river craft, charts and maps, navigational and time-keeping instruments, figureheads, rope-work, scrimshaw, Malaysian craft, etc., etc.
large format [30x24cm]. pp296. very well illustrated in colour and tone
neat inscription on front paste-down. very good copy in the dust-wrapper, just a little worn