The Arts Of The Sailor

Author: Hervey Garrett Smith
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486132684
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The perfect shipboard reference, this volume is packed with useful "hands-on" information: sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches; handsewing and canvas work; dozens of other topics. Over 100 illustrations.

Ships And Seamen Of The American Revolution

Author: Jack Coggins
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486420721
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This carefully researched account of a lesser-known but vital aspect of the American war for independence chronicles exciting ship-to-ship battles, Benedict Arnold's efforts to build a fleet in Lake Champlain, the harassment of British ships by privateers, David Bushnell's "sub-marine" vessel and floating mines, uniforms, and much more. More than 150 black-and-white illustrations.

How To Make A Clipper Ship Model

Author: E. Armitage McCann
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486285801
Size: 75.41 MB
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Create a model of the Sovereign of the Seas. Directions for fashioning the hull, creating deck furnishings, and other touches.

Picture History Of The Cunard Line 1840 1990

Author: Frank Osborn Braynard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486265501
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Photographs, prints, and text portray Cunard ships, inside and out, from the earliest steamships, through the great liners of the earlier twentieth century, to modern cruise ships

The Great Luxury Liners 1927 1954

Author: William H. Miller
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486240565
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186 photos of Ile de France, Normandie, Leviathan, Queen Elizabeth, United States, many others. Interior and exterior views.

The Tall Ships Of Today In Photographs

Author: Frank Osborn Braynard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486271637
Size: 73.98 MB
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Lavishly illustrated tribute to nearly 100 majestic sailing vessels now used as training ships and symbols of goodwill: Amerigo Vespucci, Clearwater, Constitution, Mayflower, Peking, Shenandoah, Victory, Viking and many more. Approximately 190 black-and-white photographs and other illustrations. Informative captions provide statistics, background information on each. Introduction. List of ships.

Jolly Roger

Author: Patrick Pringle
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486147592
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Fascinating study of 17th- and 18th-century piracy finds the lore about Henry Morgan, Captain Kidd, Blackbeard, Anne Bonney, and other marauders largely overblown. "Highly entertaining and well-documented." — The New York Times. 35 black-and-white illustrations.

Selected Short Stories Dual Language

Author: Honoré de Balzac
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486119629
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DIV6 short-story masterpieces by great French novelist include "An Episode During the Terror," "A Passion in the Desert," "The Revolutionary Conscript," 3 more. Excellent new English translations on facing pages. /div

An Introduction To The Philosophy Of Science

Author: Rudolf Carnap
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486140865
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Stimulating, thought-provoking text by one of the 20th century's most creative philosophers makes accessible such topics as probability, measurement and quantitative language, causality and determinism, theoretical laws and concepts, more.