THE AGE OF THE GALLEY: MEDITERRANEAN OARED VESSELS SINCE PRE-CLASSICAL TIMES (CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP SERIES)

London, UK: Conway Maritime Press, 1995. Hardcover. 256 pp; charts the development from the earliest paleolithic crafts; of which some were paddled rather than rowed; to the classical trirem and it's Roman and Byzantine successors; with sections on the design and oar system of galleys, on the organization and infrastructure of galley fleets and on non-military applications of the galley. Profusely illustrated with b & w photos, illustrations and detailed line drawings. This edition is limited to 2,000 copies of which this is No. 411. As New / as new. Item #72115
ISBN: 0851776345

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