A unique maritime history, illustrated and annotated by a noted maritime artist
A unique combination of paintings and maritime history, this collection follows a historian’s journey as he presents the ships whose line and design captivate him and the mariners he most admires. It includes sections on Captain Bligh and The Bounty, Admiral Nelson, and famous clipper ships such as The Cutty Sark. Illustrated and annotated to be not only fascinating to read but also a pleasure to behold, this stunning marriage of words and pictures will be coveted by anyone with an interest in sea history or maritime art.
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David C. Bell is a former sea navigator and artist who is best known for his marine paintings.
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Book Description 2010. Book Condition: Collectible; Very Good. FIRST EDITION, 2010. UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. EXCELLENT CONDITION. CONTENT CLEAN, TIDY, BRIGHT AND FRESH THROUGHOUT. PLEASE NOTE : THERE IS A STICKER ADHERED TO THE PAGE FACING THE TITLE PAGE OF THE FRONT FLYLEAF WHICH READS : " 'A NAUTICAL ODYSSEY' " 'ENJOY THE JOURNEY' DAVID C. BELL". DAVID C. BELL. FIRST EDITION 2010." THE " 'ENJOY THE JOURNEY' DAVID C. BELL" PART HAS BEEN WRITTEN IN INK BY THE AUTHOR ALTHOUGH IT IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO CLARIFY WHETHER IT IS PRE-PRINTED OR ORIGINAL WRITING. **ALSO INCLUDES 4 LIMITED EDITION 9"x12" PRINTS WITH EACH HAVING A GENUINE ORIGINAL HAND-SIGNED SIGNATURE AND LIMITED EDITION NUMBER IN PENCIL BY DAVID C. BELL. THE PRINTS ARE "EURYALUS SAILING FROM PORTSMOUTH 1803" - LIMITED EDITION PRINT No. 501/750. "LAUNCH DAY, BUCKLER'S HARD" - LIMITED EDITION PRINT No. 523/750. "DAYBREAK AT THE HARD" - LIMITED EDITION PRINT No. 373/750. "THE LAUNCHING" - LIMITED EDITION PRINT No. 538/750. EACH OF THE 4 PRINTS ARE BRAND NEW AND ARE ENCLOSED TOGETHER IN A CLEAR CELLOPHANE WRAPPER.** PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE ANY ENQUIRIES. **SENT FIRST CLASS MAIL FROM UK STOCK.** "Always choose Readerz3, the best deal around for YOU and me!" 17. Bookseller Inventory # 0405SWF9WHA