This beautiful volume illustrates hundreds of nautical treasures, items related to lives of seamen in past generations. Included are a variety of scrimshawed items, sailor-made ship models, nautical instruments and aids, nautical and whaling implements, furnishings and accessories, ship's figureheads, sternboards, and billet heads, ship's journals, ephemera, paintings, and much more. A useful price guide is included. This fascinating and complete look at the artifacts of our nautical past will be enjoyed by collectors and old salts alike.
Robert Ball is a lifelong resident of Connecticut. he is an Army veteran, a military historian, and a dealer and collector of militaria and firearms. He has written several other books, including Western Memorabilia and Collectibles, Cowboy Collectible and Western Memorabilia, and American Shelf and Wall Clocks.


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