17th AND 18TH CENTURY SHIP MODELS FROM THE KRIEGSTEIN COLLECTION

Pierpont, NY: Pier Books, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. 214 pp; an extraordinary photographic record with extensive details of the personal collection of 17th and 18th century ship models by the Kriegstein brothers. The 20 vessels shown here are each presented with a series of lavish, exceptionally fine quality, full-color photos in extraordinary details and clarity. The accompanying text gives the details of the model's aquisition, provenance, description, construction and historical perspective. Additional chapters include a Queene Anne figurehead presented in same manner as the ship models; photojournalism in the 17th century and details on care and conservation of models. Printed in a Limited Edition of 1,000 copies. Landscape format; with highly detailed line drawings on end papers. New / new. Item #72127
ISBN: 9780975577240

Price: $125.00

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