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Sailing-ships and barges of the western Mediterranean and Adriatic seas : a series of copper plates engraved in the line manner / by Edward Wadsworth ; and coloured by hand, with an introduction and brief descriptions, by Bernard Windeler

Edward Wadsworth ARA

RA Collection: Book

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Variant Title

Half-title: The Haslewood Books. Sailing = Ships and Barges


London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1a Kensington Place, W.8., 1926

Physical Description

xv, 79, [6] p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 30 cm.

Series Title

The Haslewood books

General Note

With added engraved title-page
The copper-plate engravings have been printed by Messrs. A. Alexander & Sons, Ltd.
With map and nineteen plates (16 hand-colored along with two hand colored decorations)

Copy Note

“Of this Edition, printed in England, on Zanders hand-made paper, at the Curwen Press, 450 numbered copies have been issued. The copper plates have been destroyed.” [colophon]. [This copy is not numbered].

Binding Note

Orange cloth covers with cream spine. Gold embossed image of a ship on upper cover. Spine lettered in gold “Sailing Ships”