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By Wm. Bligh Illustrated by A. Richard Mansir 112 pages - 16 in)i.lll color

Her e is what other s a re saying about Charleston 's Maritime Heritage:

'ti Captain Bligh's own words-and A. · stunning illustrations relive "... 7yo extraordinary nature that eve. in the world ... " After the fam Mutiny on the Bounty Bligh an eighteen of his men sailed 4,00o miles accross the Pacific ·n a 23-foot open boat:... See and feel th~'lU:

"The Civil War section .. . is alone worth the purcha se price. 11 The Washington Post "... the result is a milestone ... Never before has such a rich and impressive collection of nautical paintings and exquisite ship models graced a history book .. . a beautiful and absolute work . .. " Ships in Scale Magazine "On the basis of the g raphics alone , Charleston's /lfaritinw Heritage 1670-1865 is a classic. ' Clark Reynolds 11 •• • cong ratulations are not enough . .. " Musee de la Marine, Paris "... beautifully laid out . . . I couldn't stop browsing throug h it all evening" Dr. Lars U. Scholl Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuse um Bremerhaven

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From the pages of Charleston's Maritime Heritage we are proud to offer the following artist's proo fs limited editi on prints by Mark Mye r s, RSMA, Fellow ASMA : The privatee r Decatur (above) leading her prizes into Charles ton in 1813 $95 signed, $195 remarqued Captain Geo rge Anson salutin g the visit of the S.C. India n Chiefs to HM S Squirr e l S95 signed, S I 95 remarqued Vi sa a nd Master Card accepted , postage incl uded in prices ahovr. Sa ti sfac tion guarant eed or mo ney r efund ed . For o ur lat es t broc hure on ot her publi ca tio ns in print. call or writ t':

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SEPA HISTORY, AUTUMN 1988

Sea History 048 - Autumn 1988  

Sea History 048 - Autumn 1988  

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