Author:HOWARTH, David CONSTABLE, Robin (photographer)

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Dhows. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HOWARTH, David CONSTABLE, Robin (photographer)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Quartet Books,, London, 1977, ISBN:0704321483:

Seller ID: 67302


HOWARTH, David. Dhows. London : Quartet Books, (1977). First UK Edition. Pp159. Illustrated endpapers, with numerous b/w and occasionally colour phot os to text. 4to, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. David Armine Howarth(b. July 28, 1912, London - d. July 2, 1991, Chichester, West Sussex) Brit ish naval officer, historian and author. "Dhows are the ancient sailing ships of the Arabian seas and the oldest type of ship still in use. They are also the largest wooden vessels being built today and they ply trade routes that have existed for 4,500 years. [...] But in the modern Arabian worl... View more info