SHIPS AND SEAMANSHIP IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Good
Edition: 1st edition
Princeton; Princeton University Press, 1971. xxviii+441pp. Hardcover with DJ. First edition. Illustrated. Owners name pencilled on ffep, a few foxing spots to endpapers, some brown stains to p20,24-25, otherwise clean and tight inside and out. DJ is good, rubbed a bit with small tears at edges, and with foxing spots. "this handbook traces the history of their achievements in the art as well as the technology of ships and seamanship from the first crude stages (about 3000 B.C.) to the heyday of the fleets of the Byzantine Empire (about the ninth century A.D.)."