PAPADOPOULOS, Stelios A., ed TZAMTZIS, A.I. AVRAMEAS, Anna. KARAKATSANIS, Agapi.
Title: Greek Merchant Marine (1453-1850). in dj.
Seller ID: 43230
PAPADOPOULOS, Stelios A., ed. The Greek Merchant Marine (1453-1850). S.l.: National Bank of Greece, (1972). Pp 504, folding map at rear. 4to, blue cloth. A very handsome promotional publication chronicling the modern history of Greek marine activity with the help of many dozens of illustrations: "This book is an attempt to trace the development of Greek merchant shipping over a period of four centuries...by collating the results of specialised studies of the subject by Greeks and foreigners and reproducing a profuse selection of complementary pictures...." -from the Introductory Note. Contents include: "Ships, Ports and Sailors" by A.I. Tzamtzis; "The Cartography of the Coastlands" by Anna Avrameas; "Marine Subjects in Post-Byzantine Art and Western Engraving" by Agapi Karakatsanis; "Marine Motifs in Popular Art" by Kitsos Makris; "Greek Marine Painters" by Nelli Missirlis; "Shipping and Commerce through Travellers' Eyes"; "Reminiscences of the War at Sea"; "Main Types of Ship"; "Two Typical Examples of Island Architecture". Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 185.00