The Ship Asunder: Maritime History of Britain in Eleven Vessel
In this beautiful book, Tom Nancollas takes us on a mesmerised journey to discover eleven historic vessels, covering more than 3000 years of British Maritime History in all its glory and tragedy, triumph and disaster.
From the swallowtail prow of a Bronze Age vessel to a stone ship moored at a Baroque quayside, each one illuminates a distinct phase of our adventures upon the waves; each brings us close to the people, places and vessels that made a maritime nation.
Weaving together stories of great naval architects and unsung shipwrights, fishermen and merchants, shipwrecks and superstition, pilgrimage, trade and war, The Ship Asunder celebrates the richness of Britain's seafaring tradition in all its glory and tragedy, triumph and disaster, and asks how we might best memorialize it as it vanishes from our shores.
- 336 Pages
- Size: 198 mm x 130 mm
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