Author: A.J. Hoving; Diederick Wildeman; Nicolaas Witsen
Nicolaes Witsen and Shipbuilding in the Dutch Golden Age
Texas A&M University Press
Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology
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Hoving selected the portions of Witsen's 1671 publication that deal specifically with Dutch shipbuilding and had them translated into English by Lemmers. Hoving then integrated this translation into a new text with commentary. "To reorganize Witsen's text, I have cut his entire work (except the irrelevant chapters ...) into hundreds of selected fragments and then arranged them in a new sequence that follows Witsen's own description of the construction proces.