David C Bell A Nautical Odyssey

ISBN 13: 9781846890819

A Nautical Odyssey

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Very Good, 169pp. D/j not price-clipped but a little creased at the bottom of the front cover, there is also a gentle crease at the leading bottom edge of the front f.e.p. and the half-title page ; otherwise a nice clean copy.

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It is rare to find a man who can both paint beautifully and write well. David Bell does both. His watercolours and sketches are wonderful and his text is beautifully written and authoritative. This is a book that will delight anyone who loves tall ships. You will find perfect images of the technical details of ships within its pages; close your eyes after reading it and you will smell the sea salt, feel the wind on your face and hear the gulls' cries over the creak of the rigging. --Classic Arms & Militaria

This book tracks through the author's artwork some of the key moments in Britain's maritime history from 1768 to 1916, starting with James Cook and his ship the Endeavour and then moves through 150 years to Shackleton and the Endurance. One of the author's unforgettable images is HMS Victory and the Battle of the Nile. --Ships Monthly

His [David C Bell] text flows, his artistry is supreme, particularly when it comes to depicting the Battle of the Nile and painting the Discovery, the Bounty and Cutty Sark. --This England

About the Author:

David C Bell, born in Lincolnshire in 1950, attended Trinity House Navigation School and joined the Merchant Navy as a navigator. Nine years later he changed careers and gained a BA Honours Degree at Hull College of Art. He paints many subjects but is primarily known as marine artist, most notably for the Sir Walter Raleigh painting for H.R.H. Prince of Wales and Humber Heritage, now in the collection of H.M. The Queen. His work has been exhibited throughout Britain and is in collections all over the world.

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