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The Engine Powered Vessel from Paddle-Wheeler to Nuclear Ship

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Title:The Engine Powered Vessel from Paddle-Wheeler to Nuclear Ship
Price:AUD$44.00 (about USD$29.80)
Book ID:SB00-0221693
Publisher:Crescent Books, New York, 1965
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Crescent Books, 1965, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Various

1.7 kg; 268 pages, illustrated end pages, 225 illustrations and detailed drawings, of these 50 in multicolour, and 175 in black, brown or grey. Illustrated dustwrapper. Rubbing and chipping of the fold over corners, the top rear fold over being the worst, and rubbing and minor chipping of the head and tail of the spine section of the jacket. The book itself has what would appear to be an accidental Biro mark on the top edge of the text block towards the front of the book, and there are no other points of damage. . In tracing the development of increased efficiency in the use of energy by ships, this beautiful volume -- the first of its kind -- is remarkably detailed and yet sweeping in the large this of its historic scope. Using 98 ships to demonstrate the key steps which lead to a revolution in marine transportation, OF the ENGINE POWERED VESSEL unfolds a fascinating and little-known period that changed the course of history. -- front fold over blurb. Size: Oblong Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Maritime; Inventory No: 0221693.
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