The Pop-up Book Of ShipsReviews
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Pop-Up Book of Ships is in fact a dramatic pop-up journey into the world's maritime past, presenting various maritime cultural innovations. Readers will learn in regards to the H. M. S. Victory, labeled a"first-rate ship,"a designation that was utilised as early as the eighteenth century by the British Royal Navy for its largest ships mounting 100 guns or more; or that unlike a conventional square-rigged ship, the sails of a Chinese junk might be moved toward the lengthy axis in the ship, allowing a junk to sail into the wind, to name only two. Pop-Up Book of Ships presents a dynamic history of some using the world's greatest maritime adventures. Colorful, informative, and fun, Pop-Up Book of Ships adeptly showcases maritime adventure and lure of the sea, and is truly a fascinating book for sailors and seamen of all ages. From the early explorers like the Santa Maria to the famous Mayflower; from marauding pirate ships to frigates like the Bonhomme Richard and also the U. S. S. Constitution; from a quaint Mississippi riverboat to the luxurious S. S. Normandie ocean liner and a superbly crafted America's Cup yacht; from impressive aircraft carriers like the Intrepid or Enterprise for 1 of the most advanced nuclear submarine.
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