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A 16th Century Galleon (Spectacular Visual Guides) Step Aboard The Mary Rose And Discover For Yourself What It Was Like To Live And Work On One Of These Magnificent Ships A Th Century Galleon Details The People Involved And The Tools Used In The Ship S Construction And On Its Maiden Voyage And Beyond, Including Information About Weaponry, Navigation, Crew And Trade Take A Closer Look At History With Spectacular Visual Guides, A Series That Scratches Way Past The Surface Of History, Examining The Legacies Of Long Lost Civilisations Each Title Provides The Reader With A Detailed Glimpse Of People And Places During Pivotal Periods In Time Astounding Architectural Acheivements Are Explained And Explored With Full Colour Cutaway Illustrations Pinpoint Enlargements Focus On The Day To Day Lives Of The People, Looking At How They Ate, Dressed, Entertained Themselves And Sometimes Fought Illustrations Of Artifacts And Paintings From The Era Help To Support The Main Text By Providing Proof Which Explains How We Know What We Know Informative Captions, Maps, A Complete Glossary And An Index Make These Titles Ideal Educational Texts Each One Features A Sturdy Flexi Bound Cover With Gold Foiling Although this seems to have been marketed as a children s book, I ve found it very helpful as a source of background information for adult historical fiction set on such a galleon The text is straightforward and readily understandable, but not childish and the sidebars are written at a technical level Extensive technical quality illustrations with callouts naming the parts such as all of the ropes for raising, bracing and extending a typical square sail provide detail that s difficult to find anywhere else for this era of sailing technology And the illustrations help me visualize the settings of my story As a bonus, you get to see the many types of specialists involved in building and sailing a galleon, how they dressed and the tools they used There s a page illustrating the use of an astrolabe, cross staff, etc again, detail I haven t found anywhere else for this era.After returning my overdue borrowed copy to the library I thought I d just buy one I had no idea they would be so rare or so expensive, but it makes sense If you can find one, you ll get what you paid for. A nice book to read

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