FIGUREHEADS AND SHIP CARVING  NIP2741  $28.99
 

Concise but comprehensive, this history of figureheads and ship carvings covers the period from ancient Egypt to the present, with emphasis on the great period of decoration between the late sixteenth century and the end of the age of sail. The author describes the ship carvers as well as the collections of figureheads that can be seen in museums world-wide.

150 illustrations. 120 pgs. Hardcover
 

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