Lot 39 of 312:
Facsimile shipbuilding ordinance 1616  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Livro de Tracas de Carpintaria

Author:
Fernandes, Manuel

Place:
Lisbon

Publisher:
Progamma Nacional de Edicoes Comemorativas dos Descobrimentos Portugueses

Date:
1989

Description:

[12], 140 pp. Illustrated with numerous facsimiles of handcolored plates by the author, many folding. (Folio),  original decorative simulated leather, gilt lettered spine. No. 1048 of 2000 copies. Facsimile Edition. 

Wonderful full-color facsimile reproduction of a profusely illustrated, unique manuscript written in 1616, now in the Biblioteca da Ajuda. This shipbuilding ordinance, describing more than 2 dozen ships of various kinds, is the equivalent of a treatise on shipbuilding of the time.


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Condition:
Fine.


 
Item number:
304490
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