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Edited by Lionel Casson and J. Richard Steffy
cloth / 978-0-89096-451-4 / $75.00 s
In November, 1980, the eastern shallows of the Mediterranean near the village of Athlit, Israel, yielded a remarkable artifact of ancient military history: the bronze ram and connecting ... More
Edited by Kevin J. Crisman
hardcover / 978-1-62349-032-4 / $60.00 s
In Coffins of the Brave: Lake Shipwrecks of the War of 1812, archaeologist Kevin J. Crisman and his fellow contributors examine sixteen different examples of 1812-era naval and commercial ... More

Shelley Wachsmann

cloth / 978-1-60344-429-3 / $75.00 s
When Shelley Wachsmann began his analysis of the small ship model excavated by assistants of famed Egyptologist W. M. F. Petrie in Gurob, Egypt, in 1920, he expected ... More
By Samuel Mark
cloth / 978-1-58544-391-8 / $60.00 s
In this comprehensive history of Homer’s references to ships and seafaring, author Samuel Mark reveals patterns in the way that Greeks built ships and approached the sea between ... More
By Annaliese Corbin
Foreword by William E. Lass
unjacketed cloth / 978-1-58544-484-7 / $45.00 x
paper / 978-1-58544-516-5 / $19.95
In July 1882, the steamboat Red Cloud hit a snag near Fort Peck, Montana, and settled into the bed of the Missouri River with a full cargo. The flagship ... More

Loren C. Steffy

cloth / 978-1-60344-664-8 / $35.00
J. Richard “Dick” Steffy stood inside the limestone hall of the Crusader castle in Cyprus and looked at the wood fragments arrayed before him. They were old beyond ... More

James P. Delgado

cloth / 978-1-60344-472-9 / $34.95
In 2001, while vacationing on Panama’s Pacific coast, maritime archaeologist James P. Delgado came upon the hulk of a mysterious iron vessel, revealed by the ebbing tides in ... More

A. J. Hoving

Translated by Alan Lemmers

Foreword by André Wegener Sleeswyk

hardcover / 978-1-60344-286-2 / $120.00 x
In 1671, Dutch diplomat and scientist Nicolaes Witsen published a book that served, among other things, as an encyclopedia for the “shell-first” method of ship construction. In the ... More
By Filipe Vieira de Castro
cloth / 978-1-58544-390-1 / $60.00 s
In 1606, a Portuguese ship, Nossa Senhora dos Mártires, put into Lisbon laden with peppercorns, porcelain, and other products from Cochin. A large vessel for the time, the merchantman ... More
Edited by Frederick M. Hocker and Cheryl A. Ward
Foreword by George F. Bass
cloth / 978-1-58544-313-0 / $75.00 s
“The study of ship remains begins with the recording of seemingly trivial details: the thickness of a plank, the numbers and sizes of nails, the direction of an ... More