Describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch, and other European trading ships and warships were rigged, from the lower masts and bowsprit to the running rigging of the topsails and topgallants. Over 350 fine line drawings illustrate every rigging detail. 25 halftones.in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast, 1600-1720 R. C. Anderson ... of historic sailing ships, this generously illustrated book is essential reading and invaluable as a reference. It describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch and other European trading ships and warships were rigged from stem to stem throughout this colorful period in ... maritime historians, sailing ship buffsaanyone interested in authentic documentation of shipsa#39; rigging during a crucial periodanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Rigging of Ships|
|Author||:||R. C. Anderson|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2012-09-05|