Old Ship Prints

By: Chatterton, E. Keble

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This hardcover book with dust jacket is considered one of the early staples on the subject of ship prints. The contents include 9 chapters: Introduction; The First Ship Prints; Shipping and Engraving; Art and Adventure; Prints and the Ride of Sea-Power; Mezzotint and Aquatint; Early Nineteenth-Century Ship Prints; Merchant Ship Prints; Prints of Fore-and-Aft Vessels and an Index. There are 69 prints shown in either color or black-and-white, with a listing in the front of the book. Binding is solid. The bottom of the back cover and the last half of book show old damp stains on the bottom edges of the pages.No sticking or mold. The signature of "L. Francis Herreshoff", a former owner, is on the inside of the front cover. Herreshoff was a boat designer, naval architect, author and editor.

Title: Old Ship Prints

Author Name: Chatterton, E. Keble

Edition: 2nd Edition

Location Published: London, Spring Books: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Categories: Fine Art, Other, Maritime

Seller ID: 001900

Keywords: aquatint, boats, maritime, merchant, mezzotint, ocean, painting, prints, sailing, sailors, sea, seafaring, ships