Art and the Seafarer: A Historical Survey of the Arts and Crafts of Sailors and Shipwrights.

HANSEN, Hans Jurgen, ed.

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Viking
Date Published: 1968

Description: Translated by James and Inge Moore. Profusely illustrated with many color plates, black & white photos, and in-text figures. 296pp. Large square 4to, blue cloth, d.w. New York: Viking Press, (1968). First American edition. A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.

Comments: English translation of Kunstgeschichte der Seefahrt: Kunst und Kunsthandwerk der Seeleute und Schiffbauer (1966), with chapters by experts in such diverse fields as naval architecture, model ship building, glass paintings of ships, and seamen's crafts including scrimshaw.

Edition: First
Jacket: Y
Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 33387


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