Results 1 – 30 of 40 Cogs, Caravels and Galleons: The Sailing Ship, (Conway’s History of the Ship) by Gardiner, Robert [Editor]; Unger, Richard W. Cogs, Caravels, and Galleons has 18 ratings and 2 reviews. Steve said: Covers the basics with general and detailed descriptions and a solid starting plac. Cogs, caravels and galleons: the sailing ship, / editor, Robert Gardiner ; consultant editor, Richard W. Unger.

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Cogs, Caravels, and Galleons: The Sailing Ship by Robert Gardiner

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This comprehensive and authoritative series explores every significant ship type, from the dawn of seafaring to the present day, and is analyzed in detailed and coherent essays.

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