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Ships

Chris Bishop

Fully illustrated in a striking landscape format, Ships contains 300 mercantile and military vessels arranged in chronological order, from ancient times to the present day. Every type of vessel from every part of the world is featured, from Phoenician war... Read moreRead less

Fully illustrated in a striking landscape format, Ships contains 300 mercantile and military vessels arranged in chronological order, from ancient times to the present day. Every type of vessel from every part of the world is featured, from Phoenician war galleys from 1500BC, through the graceful trading clippers of the nineteenth century, to the sophisticated and heavily armed submarines of the nuclear era. In these information-packed pages you will find out about ancient galleys, Viking longships, medieval cogs, galleasses, galleons, men-of-war sailing ships, coastal gunboats, iron-clad steam boats, dreadnoughts, aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines.

Format: 120 x 161mm
Extent: 320pp
Word count: 40,000
Illustrations: 300 col artworks
ISBN: 978-1-78274-551-8

Chris Bishop

Chris Bishop worked in publishing for many years and wrote a great number of military history and aviation titles. He died in 2008.

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