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Fast Sailing Ships : Their Design and Construction, 1775-1875. Second Edition, Revised, in dustjacket.

By: MacGREGOR, David R CHAPELLE, Howard I., foreword]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1988, ISBN:0870218956:

Seller ID: 44942


MacGREGOR, David R. Fast Sailing Ships : Their Design and Construction, 1775-1875. (Annapolis, MD): Naval Institute Press, (1988). Second Revised Edition. Pp. (6),[7]-319,(1). Illustrated in black and white. Largely triple-column. Large 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Foreword by Howard I. Chapelle. David Roy MacGregor (b. August 25, 1925, Fulham, London). "From a massive corpus of raw material, the author traces the development ofthese merchant ships, from the small coasting smacks to the great wool cli ppers. He describes the economic and legal influences on their design, ... View more info

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Fast Sailing Ships : Their Design and Construction 1775-1875. 1st UK in dj

By: MacGREGOR, David R. CHAPELLE, Howard I., foreword

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Nautical Publishing, Lymington, 1973, ISBN:0245519645:

Seller ID: 26049


MacGREGOR, David R. Fast Sailing Ships : Their Design and Construction 1775-1875. Foreword by Howard I. Chapelle, with plans drawn by the Author, additional drawings by T.W. Ward, J. Henderson and others. Lymington : NauticalPublishing Co., (1973). First Printing. Pp 314. Illustrated. 4to, brown cl oth. Chapters : 1. Ship Design and Construction 1775-1850; 2. Early Fast Ships 1775-1815; 3. Clipper Ship Development 1815-1839; 4. The Aberdeen Bow 1839-1850; 5. Progress of Shipbuilding 1850-1875; 6. The Clipper Ship Boom 1850-1859; 7. The Later Clippers 1860-1875. With Appendices. Front hinge cra... View more info