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golden age of sail Indiamen, Packets and Clipper ships.

Frank C. Bowen

golden age of sail Indiamen, Packets and Clipper ships.

by Frank C. Bowen

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Published by Halton & Truscott Smith in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination86p. ill. ;
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19245734M

Title: The Golden Age of Sail: Indiamen, Packets and Clipper Ships Author: Frank C. Bowen Publisher: Halton & Truscott Smith Printing Year: Limited Edition Condition/Details: Bound in royal blue cloth with bright gilt embossed ruled lines, lettering and pictorial design, this antique volume is a limited edition work on sailing. This volume is hand-numbered of 1, printed copies. HMS Victoria was the last British wooden first-rate three-decked ship of the line commissioned for sea service. With a displacement of 6, tons, she was the largest wooden battleship which ever entered service. She was also the world's largest warship until the completion of HMS Warrior, Britain's first ironclad battleship, in Victoria´s hull was metres ( ft) long and

sailing ships. Frank C. Bowen's "The Golden Age of Sail - Indiamen. Packets and Clipper Ships with Illustrations from Contemporary Engravings and Paintings in the MacPherson Collection" published in by Halton & Truscott Smith Ltd., London and Minton, Balch & Company, New York, contains black & white and some colour reproductions of. Frank C Bowen's "The Golden Age of Sail". WINDSOR CASTLE, 1,t, wood clipper, built in by , Sunderland for Green's Blackwall Line. She spent her first ten to twelve years in the London-India trade and after a voyage to China was tranferred to the Australia trade. In , she went to .

From carrack to clipper: a book of sailing-ship models. London: Halton. MLA Citation. Bowen, Frank C. From carrack to clipper: a book of sailing-ship models / by Frank C. Bowen Halton London Australian/Harvard Citation. Bowen, Frank C. , From carrack to clipper: a book of sailing-ship models / by Frank C. Bowen Halton London. [Left] The ELECTRIC as a "California Clipper". Lithograph in colours after Le Breton. Source: Frank C. Bowen, The Golden Age of Sail; Indiamen, Packets and Clipper Ships; with illustrations from contemporary engravings and paintings in the MacPherson Collection (London: Halton & Truscott Smith, ), plate To request a larger copy of this.


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This item: Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail: Races and rivalries on the nineteenth century high seas by Sam Jefferson Hardcover $ Only 3 left in stock - order soon. Ships from and sold by (22). The golden age of sail --Americanm open shipping --Privateer Indiamen --Travelling in East Indiamen --The dispersal of the Company's fleet --The successors to the John Company --Joseph Somes --The first of the clippers --The packet ships --The "packet rats" --Nineteenth century emigration --The China trade --Donald McKay --American ships.

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The first chapter in the book gives a basic summary of the clipper ship era. The rest of the book was devoted to true stories about the captains of the various ships, and the races and rivalries between them.

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You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will. Bowen, Frank C.The golden age of sail: indiamen, packets and clipper ships / by Frank C.

Bowen Halton & Truscott Smith London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. In the era of commercial sail, clipper ships were the ultimate expression of speed and grace. Racing out to the gold fields of America and Australia, and breaking speed records carrying tea back from China, the ships combined beauty with breathtaking performance.

With over gorgeous paintings and illustrations, and thrilling descriptions of the adventures and races on the water, this. Definition.

Like most periodic eras, the definition is inexact but instead serves as a general age of sail runs roughly from the Battle of Lepanto inthe last significant engagement in which oar-propelled galleys played a major role, to the Battle of Hampton Roads inin which the steam-powered ironclad CSS Virginia destroyed the sailing ships USS Cumberland and.

Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail by Sam Jefferson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail: Races and rivalries on the nineteenth century high seas Published on Read a few sample pages from Sam Jefferson's new book Clipper Ships.

The golden age of sail - Indiamen, packets and clipper ships, with illustrations from contemporary engravings and paintings in the MacPherson collection [limited to copies].

by Frank C. Bowen |. Hardcover. 80 Illus. 25 x 33cms. No Indiamen, packets and Clipper Ships. Limited edition of copies.

13 tipped in colour plates, 80 black and white plates from contemporary engravings and paintings in the Macpherson collection. 86 pages of text. Blue and gilt cloth worn at edges. t.e.g. Indiamen, packets and clipper ships – with illustrations from contemporary engravings and engravings in the Macpherson collection.” #36 in limited edition of copies.

Not to be confused with the limited edition of copies, this edition of is bound in half calf over marbled boards and features tipped in color plates. A beauty. Further fueling the Golden Age of Sail were the California Gold Rush and an increasing appetite for opium.

More than illustration including paintings, drawings and rare archival photographs bring these ships and their captains and crews to life, as do newspaper reports, log entries, and firsthand accounts of monsoon-driven races.

Read a few sample pages from Sam Jefferson's new book Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail. From the Marco Polo to the Cutty Sark, this book is a beautiful history of the races and rivalries.Illustrated with color and black and white photographs.

Pictorial endpapers. Old book-plate partially removed and obscured under front dust-jacket flap. A sound, clean, unmarked copy of this homage to the great clippers of the late nineteenth-century, the "golden age of sail". Dust-jacket complete, curling and liight toning to inside flaps.First Rate: The Greatest Warship of the Age of Sail.

Rif Winfield In this first history of the major ships in the Royal Navy during the Age of Sail, virtually every British First Rate from the Prince Royal of to the end of sail is represented by an array of paintings, drawings, models, or plans.