Peake, James

1851

Rudiments of Naval Architecture

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Rudiments of Naval Architecture; or, an Exposition of the Practical Principles of the Science in the Application to Naval Construction; Compiled for the Use of Beginners

DESCRIPTION: 

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Rare antique book on wooden shipbuilding with dozens of in-line illustrations of construction details. Published in London in 1851 this small antique volume contains tables of scantlings and of relevant details for first-rate through sixth-rate ships of the line and for sloops. For each category of vessel: principal dimensions, number and weight of armament, weight of principal cables, description and weight of all masts and yards. 3 folding plates.

Tiny booksellers label on inside cover for "W. Campbell's Book and Stationery Warehouse, 324 Argyle Street, Glasgow. 174 pages.

CREATOR: 

Peake, James

PUBLICATION DATE: 

1851

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: 

United Kingdom

BODY OF WATER: 

CONDITION: 

Good  Green cloth cover a bit frayed but pages intact and very bright with no foxing, tears or stains. Spine intact. Three folding plate loose at end.

COLORING: 

None

ENGRAVER: 

N/A

SIZE: 

4 " x 7 "

PRICE: 

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