Newly Republished Book Offers Glimpse Into History of Shipbuilding

Whether Marine Historian, Model Shipbuilder, or just a History Buff

Ancient and Modern Ships Part I by George C. V. Holmes

Offers Insights into History of Wooden Ships

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Ancient & Modern Ships by Sir George C. V. Holmes

Published in 1906, author George C.V.Holmes’s, Ancient and Modern Ships is a two volume set offering a dated, but useful reference on the history of various cultures’ maritime heritage. has republished Part I, which covers Wooden Sailing Ships.

This republished edition of the South Kensington Victoria and Albert Museum-supported textbook is reproduced in its original form, maintaining original pagination. Due to the deterioration of the original book that was scanned, there are some spots where reproduction is less than the clarity of a newly-published book. We at feel this is an acceptable compromise to present the book to readers in the format in which it was published.

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