Author: Graham Blackburn
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ships, Boats, Vessels, and Other Water-Borne Craft
Size: 41.8 MB
This reference book is the most comprehensive volume on all varieties of seafaring vessels, from rafts to racing yachts and from sloops to skiffs. With over 750 alphabetically arranged entries, over 600 beautifully meticulous line-drawings, a 41-page nautical glossary, a bibliography and an index, this is the most impressive and the most complete guide to everything that floats. Written in Graham Blackburn's wonderfully idiosyncratic style and full of fascinating cross-references, this is the perfect gift for the nautical enthusiast and will also delight any reader with an interest in ships, boats and the sea.