Wasa Fynd Och Bargning

By: Clason Edward and Anders Franzen

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available


Cover is yellow with green lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 50+ b/w photos and drawings. Tipped in is a newspaper article, in English, from "The Detroit News" 3 January 1971. Text is in Swedish. Article says 'Detroit is to get an inside view of the Wasa, the Swedish navy ship that was a disaster in the 17th century but has proved a triumph in the 20th...64-gun ship, the most heavily aremed battlewagon of her day, when she turned turtle and sank 10 August 1628 on her maiden voyage. ' Shades of the Titanic! Of her crew of 200 men, 50 drowned. The ship is on permanent display in Stockholm, in a specially built museum from 1990. Looks to be a recovered and displayed ship, similar to the "Mary Rose" in Portsmouth, England, the warship of Henry VIII. Oversized. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 64 pages; Cover has some light edge wear, bumping; sunning on front end paper; inscription [in Swedish? ] on front endpaper. Pages 3563 have water ripples on bottom corner, but does not intrude into text. DJ has tears, creases, rubbing, bumping, fading; in a Brodart cover.

Title: Wasa Fynd Och Bargning

Author Name: Clason Edward and Anders Franzen

Categories: Cultural History, European History, History, Antiques/collectibles, Science, World History, Crafts/Needlework/Clothing/Costuming, Transportation/Vehicles/Machinery, Engineering, Archaeology, Naval/Marine/Sailing, Government/Economics/Law/Politics,

Edition: First Edition (?)

Publisher: Stockholm, Nordiska Uppslagbocker AB, Stockholm: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket

Seller ID: 1501

Keywords: Wasa; Sweden; Edward Clason; Anders Franzen; Archaeology; History; European History; Naval History; Military History;,