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Discontinued. Limited stock. Price reduced.

Whether your interest is in history or authentic modelmaking, this is the standard reference for the nature of sailing ship ornamentation, with hundreds of illustrations and dozens of plates covering all matters "that concern the grace and countenance of old sailing ships" as the author so charmingly states it.

  • Covers 500 years, from the 1400s to the 1900s
  • Smyth-sewn softcover, 8 1/2" × 11", 296 pages, 8 full-color pages
  • First published in 1925; reprinted in 2006 as part of our Classic Reprint Series

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