Building the Trireme

By: WELSH, Frank

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WELSH, Frank. Building the Trireme. London : Constable, (1988). First Edition. Pp [1]-232. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. β€œThe Athenian trireme, the light, speedy and efficient warship of ancientGreece, has been the subject of continuous speculation for centuries. [... ] Three men – Frank Welsh, John Morrison and John Coates – decided to cut the Gordian knot by building a trireme that accorded with the archaeologicalevidence, and inviting 170 British oarsmen and women to try it out at sea. Morrison, a classical scholar, and Coates, a naval architect, were to desi gn it. This book is an account of that venture...” -from the dj. Ex-library(bookplate, circular inkstamp to title page, inkstamp to bottom edge), els e very good in dustjacket. 20.00

Title: Building the Trireme

Author Name: WELSH, Frank

Categories: 72,

Publisher: Constable, London, 1988, ISBN:0094668809:

Seller ID: 84480

Keywords: NAUTICAL BOATBUILDING GREECE SHIPPING HISTORY GREEK CLASSICAL STUDIES TRIREMES ATHENIAN ANCIENT SHIPS MEDITERRANEAN SHIPBUILDING,