Sail and sweep in China

the history and development ofthe Chinese junk as illustrated by the collection of junk models in the Science Museum
  • 146 Pages
  • 4.47 MB
  • English
H.M.S.O , London
Junks -- Mo
Statement(by) G. R. G. Worcester; with drawings and plans by the author.
ContributionsScience Museum.
LC ClassificationsVM101
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 146 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17411345M

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Full title: 'Sail and Sweep in China, The History and Development of the Chinese Junk as Illustrated by the Collection of Junk Models in the Science Museum with Drawings and plans by the author G.R.G Worcester',Folder 1 contains: Foreword, Acknowledgment, Introduction, Contents, Chapter 1 (Historical Background) and Chapter 2 (Junks in General),Folder 2 contains: Chapter 3 (Sea-Going Junks.

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