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Maritime Arts at Auction

July 21, 2011 – July 22, 2011

Lot #270
Temp #48
Sold For $90.00   (hammer price)
 $103.50   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated July 22, 2011


(SHIPBUILDING) Two books. 1.) Chapman, F. H. af., Architectura Navalis Mercatoria. New York and London, 1971. Sixty-two folding plates on heavy buff-colored paper. Folio. Cloth. 102 pp. of text. Dj. A facsimile of the classic 18th Century treatise on shipbuilding. Also, author's preface to the Tractat on Skepps-Byggeriet," 1775. On resistance, dimensions of ships, proportions of masts and yards and measurements for tonnage. Translated to English in 1813 by James Inman. 2.) Serres, D. and Thomas J. Liber Nauticus. Scolar Press, London, 1979. Two vols. in one. Forty-one plates, 22 flags on "Address" in Part II. Folio. Cloth. 26 pp. of text. Dj with small tear. And Instructor in the Art of Marine Drawings. A facsimile reprint of the 1805 edition with an introduction by Basil Greenhill. The components of ships and details of their construction, ornamentation and compositional elements."

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