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Title Pages of the History of Marine Marine Architecture
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: print
Maker: unknown; Charnock, John
Place made: unknown
Date made: date unknown
Measurements: 12 3/4 in x 18 1/4 in
Nomenclature: John Charnock
Classification: naval architecture
A photocopy of the title pages of John Charnock's 'An [sic] History of Marine Architecture' (London: R. Faulder, 1801), which was then considered the most authoritative book on eighteenth-century shipbuilding published in England. On the left is the copyright page and on the right is the title page. The stamp printed on the original pages indicates they were copied from a book acquired by MIT Library 16 February 1905.