The Masting & Rigging of English Ships of War 1625-1860 - James Lees
Condition: Conway Maritime Press 1990 reprinted edition. Mint hardback. With flawless dust jacket. Immaculate, with no signs of previous ownership, no markings, marring or blemishes.
"Originally published in 1979, this book is a standard work on the evolution of rigging, mast-making and sali-making. It is a comprehensive study on the subject. It was compiled over some ten years, from information obtained from contemporary manuscripts, books and models in the archives of the National Maritime Museum." ~ text extract from Amazon.