Charnock, John, 1756-1807, An history of marine architecture , MDCCC-MDCCCII [1800-1802]
- An history of marine architecture : including an enlarged and progressive view of the nautical regulations and naval history, both civil and military, of all nations, especially of Great Britain : derived chiefly from original manuscripts, as well in private collections as in the great public repositories : and deduced from the earliest period to the present time : in three volumes / by John Charnock, Esq. F.S.A.
- London : Printed for R. Faulder [and 23 others in London] ... and S. Deighton, Cambridge, by Bye and Law, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell, MDCCC-MDCCCII [1800-1802]
- Physical Description:
- 3 v. : ill. ; 33 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsVM15 C43 1800+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- "The most authoritative book on eighteenth-century shipbuilding published in England"--Abbey.
Engravings by Inigo Barlow, John Greig, Thomas Hall, James Newton, and Charles Tomkins; after William Alexander, John Charnock, A.L. Van Kaldenbach, T. Kinnersley, John Scott, Robert Shipster, George Staples, and Willem van de Velde.
V. 1 and 2 printed by Bye and Law. V. 3 printed by Nichols and Son.
Added engraved t.p. in v. 1.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 331
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in blind- and gilt-stamped red morocco; gilt edges. Covers panelled with interlacing panels in gilt and blind. Blue watered silk endpapers.
- Subject Terms:
- Bye and Law -- Printer.Engraving -- Specimens -- 1800-1802.Great Britain -- History, Naval.Naval architecture -- History.Naval history.Nichols and Son -- Printer.R. Faulder -- Publisher.Shipbuilding -- Great Britain.
- Aquatints -- 1800-1802.
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