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by Lincoln P. Paine
This book is a magnificent survey of several thousand years of river, lake, and open-ocean ships, from those that . This encyclopedia is literally the White Pages of ships: if you know exactly which ship from history to look up, you'll be fine
This book is a magnificent survey of several thousand years of river, lake, and open-ocean ships, from those that floated on the prehistoric Nile, through the centuries of sailing ships, to engine-driven monsters that carried airplanes to victory, to supertankers, such as the Exxon Valdez. Entries are alphabetical by name of ship, and many include illustrations, with a few in color. This encyclopedia is literally the White Pages of ships: if you know exactly which ship from history to look up, you'll be fine. There is no geographic cross-reference index to, for example, view ships of the Spanish Armada, historical English ships or .
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Each ship is described in a vivid short essay that captures its personality as well as its physical characteristics, construction, and history, from the drawing board to the scrap yard or museum. Even fictional ships and boats, such as the African Queen, are included.
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Paine, Lincoln . Ships of the World, An Historical Encyclopedia; Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1997. Atwater, Edward, History of the Colony of New Haven; 1880. pp. 84, 85). Lauder-Frost, . Cheal, Henry, The Story of Shoreham, Hove Combridges, 1921. East Lothian Life, Issue 22, Autumn 1996, (ISSN 1361-7818).
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Lincoln P. Paine's SHIPS OF THE WORLD: AN HISTORICAL HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA was honored as one of the best reference books of the year by the New York Public Library, and Library Journal. Paine's SHIPS OF THE WORLD: AN HISTORICAL HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA was honored as one of the best reference books of the year by the New York Public Library, and Library Journal described it as "clearly the most fascinating book of the year. Now, in two equally fascinating new books, Paine focuses on two of the most interesting areas of maritime history: WARSHIPS OF THE WORLD TO 1900 and SHIPS OF DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION.
Naval vessels of the world. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ships, Boats, Vessels. ShipsoftheWorld edia LincolnP. Paine Withcontributionsby JamesH. Ships - The History & Specs of 300 World-Famous Ships. Merchant Ships Portfolio Web. (1922 The Splendid Book of Steamships.
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