SHIPS' FIGUREHEADS
Hansen, Hans Jurgen and Hansen, Clas Broder


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Place Published: West Chester, PA
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
Date Published: 1990

Description: 128 pp; comprehensive story of the carved wooden bow decorations beginning with a report on the mythological origin, continuing with the development of figueheads from the Polynesians, Phoenicians, and Vikings to the high point of the Renaissance and Baroque ships; continuing through the 18th and 19th centuries, the last windjammers and the school sailing ships that are still in use today. Profusely illustrated with 100 highly detailed photos; 32 of which are full-page, full-color.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: As New
ISBN: 0887402992

Book Id: 70367

Price: $34.97

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