Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail

Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail

In the era of commercial sail, clipper ships were the ultimate expression of speed and grace. Racing out to the gold fields of America and Australia, and breaking speed records carrying tea back from China, the ships combined beauty with breathtaking performance.

With over 200 gorgeous paintings and illustrations, and thrilling descriptions of the adventures and races on the water, this beautiful book brings the era vividly to life.

Chapters include:

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (October 09, 2014)

Collection: Adlard Coles

Page count: 240 pages

Language: English

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