Man-of-war

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Dorling Kindersley, 1993 - History - 27 pages
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The creator of Incredible Cross-Sections presents an extraordinarily detailed look deep inside an 18th-century warship. Each turn of the page peels back a layer, moving through the vast ship from bow to stern, as the colorful spreads reveal fully-annotated cut-away illustrations that offer a wealth of information about the ship, activities and people on board. Full color.

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Review: Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections: Man-Of-War

User Review  - Gobnait Fhloinn - Goodreads

This colorful oversized book is fun to read and informative. The drawings are very well labeled and the explanations are easy to understand. Read full review

Review: Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections: Man-Of-War

User Review  - Will - Goodreads

I got may copy of this book when I was eleven years old and I still look at it frequently. Though designed for younger audience, this a great book for those who know nothing about Napoleonic warships, but want a good start. This is the book you're after! Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Stephen Biesty studied illustration, specializing in historical and architectural drawings. His illustrations are unrivalled for their ambitious scope and extraordinary attention to detail. He lives in Somerset, England, with his wife and son.
Meredith Hooper grew up in Australia, but went to the U.K. to do a post-graduate degree in history at Oxford. She is the author of many remarkable works for children, including "Who Built the Pyramid?" (Candlewick Press) and "Endurance: Shackleton's Perilous Expedition in Antarctica" (Abbeville Kids), plus twenty additional titles in BIP. Her books have been acclaimed for the way they distill a wealth of research into writing which is both simple and powerful. Meredith lives in London with her family.

Richard Platt is the award-winning auther of "Castle Diary" and "Pirate Diary,"

Manuela Cappon is a member of the MM Communicazione illustration studio based in Florence, Italy.

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