While this ebook is meant is meant for all who love boats, ships, historical past, and nautical lore, additionally it is designed as a definitive supply of top quality, royalty-loose pictures to be used by means of artists, photograph designers, computer publishers, advert businesses, and extra. This choice of 681 picket engravings comprises placing examples of one of the vital global’s such a lot stunning boats and ships. A few of the many well-known vessels on this extent are Columbus’s ships, the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria; King Henry’s VIII’s Great Harry; the Pilgrim Fathers’ Mayflower; Henry Hudson’s Half Moon; King Charles I’s Sovereign of the Seas; Captain Prepare dinner’s Discovery; the HMS Bellerophon; Fulton’s Clermont; and the Great Eastern. Amongst well-known naval battles proven are the war at Actium, the invasion of the Spanish Armada, Dutch-English engagements within the seventeenth century, Anson’s Centurion shooting a Spanish treasure send, Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar, Perry’s triumph at Lake Erie, and the Civil Battle ironclad contest among the Monitor and the Merrimac.
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