The Construction of Al Hashemi II : A Voyage Through the History of Wooden Ships ; A Concise History of Kuwait; The Art of Making Traditional Vessels Compiled By Abdul Husain Mohammed Rafie Marafie

By: Daniel, Clare (Editor)

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Jacket with deliberate striations with artistic intent to simulate planking. Inferred intended as every listed copy has them. The creation of the largest wooden Arabic dhow, approx 2,500 tons completed in 2000 and certified by Guiness records; drydocked adjacent to the owner's rebuilt hotel post Iraqi invasion and destruction of it's predecessor (s). 80.4m long, 18.7m wide; a lateen main yard of 240 feet!

Title: The Construction of Al Hashemi II : A Voyage Through the History of Wooden Ships ; A Concise History of Kuwait; The Art of Making Traditional Vessels Compiled By Abdul Husain Mohammed Rafie Marafie

Author Name: Daniel, Clare (Editor)

Categories: Shipbuilding,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kuwait, Abdul Husain Mohammed Rafi Marafie: 2002

ISBN Number: 9990659869

ISBN Number 13: 9789990659863

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Size: Oversize

Seller ID: 049960