By: OHRELIUS, Bengt, Commander MICHAEL, Maurice, trans.
Cassell, London, 1962,:
Seller ID: 102802
OHRELIUS, Bengt, Commander. Vasa, The King's Ship. Translated by Maurice Michael. London : Cassell, (1962). First British Edition. Pp (10),1-124,(2),+32 pp plates. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering t o spine. "Commander Ohrelius has written a fascinating account of Vasa, theill-fated royal ship whose maiden voyage in 1628 lasted little more than t wo hours, and was followed by 330 years of silence at the bottom of the waters of Stockholm harbour—a strange fate for a man-of-war built to maintain Sweden's power in the Baltic against the threatened attack by the Hab... View More...