5 edition of Silver, sails, and silk found in the catalog.
Silver, sails, and silk
Alicia St Leger
Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-71).
|Statement||by Alicia St. Leger.|
|LC Classifications||DA995.C7 S7 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 71 p. :|
|Number of Pages||71|
|LC Control Number||94128520|
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Shiploads of Money (Silk for Silver, Part One) Wonder attended its sails, followed by capitulation and obeisance. These were the great maritime expeditions sponsored by the Ming emperor Yongle in the early fifteenth century. Such a mark did they leave that some historians believe they were the font of the stories of Sinbad the Sailor. If racing durability took a back seat to weight. For new sails cotton performed could perform better than linen, stretching wasn't a problem as the sails could be replaced at the beginning of each race, weight was the primary concern. Cotton only replaced linen as .
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Following up on Viking Sails J Here is a quote from Mary Schoeser’s book Silk (Yale University Press): “Viking attacks against Constantinople were rebuffed both by force and by admitting the Swedes to limited trade, one that carried manly silk and silver.
These northern silk routes passed over the Black Sea through the. The book contains pages, is generously sized at x mm (13”x ”) and weighs approximately 3kg (or 6 pounds). Silver Sails & Silk – Huguenots in Cork, Gateway to the New World – the Story of Cobh; Youghal – Historic Walled Port.
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The handsome album cover features a sailboat with contrasting striped and solid sails - a delightful design for any baby boy. This one-of-a-kind baby keepsake is lovingly handcrafted from carefully selected. It is thought that silk was exported along the Silk Road routes by about BC or so, and after this, though silk became highly esteemed, the various kingdoms and imperial dynasties kept secret the methods of silk production for another thousand years.
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Thomas in After a visit to Cape Verde and a raiding spree along the. "Prepare a splendid ship in which I may continue my journey. Let the hull be of fine gold, the masts of silver, the sails of brocade; let the crew consist of twelve young men of noble appearance, dressed like kings.
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