American Sailing Ships Coloring Book

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Courier Corporation, 1987 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Forty-five magnificent ready-to-color illustrations depict vessels ranging from small, shallow-draft topsail schooners of Colonial times and early sail-and-steam powered ships to modern reconstructions of classic 17th-century vessels. Includes the privateer frigate Bethel (1748), a colonial sloop (1760), the U.S.S. Constitution, the paddle steamer Savannah (1819), the clipper ship Helena (1849), a Nantucket whaler (1850), and more.
 

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Peter F. Copeland was born September 19, 1957. He received a B.A. from Lawrence University in Wisconsin, and also attended the University of Exeter in England. An experienced reporter, Copeland worked for the City News Bureau of Chicago from 1980 to 1982, the El Paso (Texas) Herald Post from 1982 to 1984, and the Scripps-Howard News Service in Washington, D.C. in 1984. Copeland has written books on United States history, including From Antietam to Gettysburg, (1983), She Went to War: The Rhonda Cornum Story (with Rhonda Cornum), (1993), and Great Native Americans, (1997). He has also authored numerous historical coloring books.

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