Download e-book for kindle: Architectura Navalis Mercatoria: The Classic of by Fredrik Henrik af Chapman

By Fredrik Henrik af Chapman

ISBN-10: 0486451550

ISBN-13: 9780486451558

First released in 1768, this impressive number of refined line drawings deals a desirable examine the maritime global of the eighteenth century, documenting service provider and naval ships from numerous international locations. Seventy particular illustrations chart vessel dimensions, team measurement, garage functions, and demeanour of rigging for packet ships, excitement boats, privateers, frigates, and different ships.
Fredrik Henrik af Chapman (1721-1808) was once a naval architect, a vice-admiral within the Swedish military, and the writer of numerous books on shipbuilding. This quantity constitutes an imperative treatise for version developers, naval historians, and maritime fanatics, in addition to someone who appreciates the artwork of drafting.

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