Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade, 1934,:
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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 r... View More...