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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS by Tony Gibbons - Third Printing - 2003 - from Vancouver Bookseller (SKU: 1116)

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS: Over 1500 Military and Civilian Ships from 5000 BC to the Present Day

by Tony Gibbons

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fine/Very Good+
ISBN 10
1856055914
ISBN 13
9781856055918
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About This Item

This is the The Encyclopedia of Ships, Over 1500 Military and Civilian Ships from 5000 BC to the Present Day. It was first published in England in 2001; it was a best-seller and was reprinted each year. This is its third printing, dated 2003.

Its editor and illustrator is the British artist Tony Gibbons who, where photographs or paintings were not available, drew gorgeous images of the thousands of ships shown here. Details about each ship are also provided--history, specs etc.

This is a large, heavy book--544 pages, 9 1/2" x 11 1/2"; it weighs 6 lbs.

The dust jacket has a little shelfwear, mainly to the spine.

The book itself is perfect--pristine condition.

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bookseller
Vancouver Bookseller CA (CA)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
1116
Title
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS
Author
Tony Gibbons
Illustrator
Tony Gibbons
Format/binding
Perfect
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Quantity available
1
Edition
Third Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1856055914
ISBN 13
9781856055918
Publisher
Amber Books
Place of Publication
United Kingdom
Date Published
2003
Pages
544
Size
9 1/2" x 11 1/2"
Keywords
naval power, maritime history, battleship, submarine
Bookseller catalogs
Military History; World History; Maritime, Ships, Boats; Adventure, Travel & Exploration;
Size
9 1/2" x 11 1/2"

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