- Author:Veres Laszlo,Richard Woodman
- Publisher:Naval Inst Pr; First Edition edition (November 1, 1999)
- Pages:352 pages
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I first read "The Story of Sail" in 2000, not long after it was initially published, and was dazzled by the sheer number of drawings it contained.
I first read "The Story of Sail" in 2000, not long after it was initially published, and was dazzled by the sheer number of drawings it contained. The book is hefty, over three hundred and fifty pages, and hundreds of types illustrated, from the earliest examples of humans learning to harness wind and waves, to experimental sailing craft of the late twentieth century. As a reference book for the history buff, the book succeeds. As a resource for the student of maritime history, it provides the sources for the drawings, though in some instances a few mistakes were made.
The Story Of Sail book. From the earliest known craft of ancient Egypt to the surviving sailing. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Story Of Sail: Illustrated With 1000 Scale Drawings. by. Richard Woodman, Veres Laszlo.
The Story of Sail: Illustrated with 1000 Scale Drawings Veres László . Richard Woodman was born in London. He has written over 50 books, a mixture of fiction and maritime history.
Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. He became an indentured midshipman in cargo liners at the age of 16, which resulted in a 37 year nautical career. He became captain in 1980. His fiction works include the Nathaniel Drinkwater series, A Kit Faulkner Naval Adventure series, and The William Kite Trilogy.
The Story of Sail features over 1000 scale drawings of sailboats and provides a beautiful history of sail, from its earliest beginnings to modern times. No color photos of vessels here, but the intricate scale drawings are the draw and provide outstanding detail. Teen and Young Adult. Literature & Fiction. Mystery & Thriller.
Laszlo, Richard Woodman. Illustrated with 1000 scale drawings, this book depicts the whole 6000-year history of the sailing ship from the Bronze Age to the present. From the earliest known craft of ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, via the great age of European expansion, to the final surviving sailing ships of this century every major step in the development of the sailing ship is illustrated - and reproduced to standard scales to make comparisons both easy and meaningful. Organised by period and theme, the text describes each ship type and points up the salient features of every vessel.
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We're pretty even with skill in my humble opinion, though you're probably better at rigging, and sails, and me at hulls. do yourself a favor though, get a book called 'The Story of Sail' it was illustrated by Veres Laszlo and written by Richard Woodman, and has hundreds of scale drawings in it. It's very detailed, I use it for reference all the time. and the sections on warships and merchants from the 17th and 18th centuries are incredible.
There is one book that I would recommend for your library ‘The Story of Sail by Veres Laszlo & Richard Woodman. It is a very good historical reference and is illustrated with 1000 scale drawings. It will give you a variety ships to models. Thanks Mario, Just think in another 25 years you will out here with the rest of us retirees building model ships and having fun maybe sooner if you win the lottery!!! Mike.