SMITH, Roger C.
Title: Vanguard of Empire : Ships of Exploration in the Age of Columbus
Publisher:  Oxford University Press, New York / Oxford, 1993, ISBN:0195073576
Seller ID: 32087
SMITH, Roger C. Vanguard of Empire : Ships of Exploration in the Age of Columbus. New York / Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1993. First Printing. Pp [i]-xii,-316. Illustrated. Index. 8vok blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Reviewed in The Northern Mariner 4:1. Contents : 1. The Iberian Maritime States. 2. Ships of Exploration and Discovery. 3. Building the Ship. 4.Rigging the Ship. 5. Outfitting the Ship. 6. Manning and Positioning the S hip. 7. Arming the Ship. 8. Literature Review. 9. Conclusion. Appendices : A. Nautical Terms. B. Spanish Nautical Terms. C. Portuguese Nautical Terms.D. Inventories of Nina and Santa Cruz. Very good in dustjacket. 35.00