A Caravela Portuguesa e a Priorida de Ténica das Navegaçoes Henriquinas. morocco in box.

By: FONESCA, Quirino da

Price: $450.00

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FONESCA, Quirino da. A Caravela Portuguesa e a Priorida de Ténica das Navegaçoes Henriquinas. Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade, 1934. Pp 700. 8vo, red morocco, gilt dec., in red box. A splendid, illustrated (148 figures in the text) monograph on Portuguese shipbuilding and navigation in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, displaying a high degree of technical knowledge and ingenuity. This volume is splendidly bound in red morocco with raisedbands, extensively tooled and gilt, bearing gilt caravel devices to front and rear boards, with watered silk endpapers. The book is protected by a rigid cloth-covered box similarly lined with watered silk. A very handsome object. Very slight rubbed to head and tail of spine and to outer hinges, paper slightly yellowed, else vg in dampstained, rubbed box with splitting to box's edges. 450.00

Title: A Caravela Portuguesa e a Priorida de Ténica das Navegaçoes Henriquinas. morocco in box.

Author Name: FONESCA, Quirino da

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade, 1934,:

Seller ID: 35339

Keywords: NAUTICAL EXPLORATION PORTUGUESE PORTUGAL SHIPBUILDING NAVIGATION,