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Franco Pace, Frederick J. Pohl,

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  Author:   Franco Pace, Frederick J. Pohl,  
  Publisher:  WoodenBoat Books

Franco Pace is a yachting photographer of international repute, known for his stunning action shots and superb composition. His work regularly appears in the major international yachting magazines, and he has several other books to his credit, including William Fife: Master of the Classic Yacht and Sparkman & Stephens: Classic Modern Yachts. Franco Pace lives in Trieste, Italy.

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ISBN associated with this title:9780937822982
Item WB0083
PublisherWoodenBoat Books
PublisherWoodenBoat Books
Published onOctober 1 2008
Language eng
Pages 160
Format Hardcover
Dimensions14(in) x 10.25(in)
Shipping weight1645(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Pohl’s main source of information and inspiration was Zeno Narrative, a collection of dispatches written by Sinclair’s tireless chronicler Antonio Zeno who accompanied “A Prince of the Islands” on a transatlantic voyage and described in detail their arduous journey. Thanks to Pohl’s patient research (which includes an astonishing piece of calligraphic detective-work), we now know how the purpose of the expedition, the exact date of its arrival in New World and place of landing: we know of Prince Henry’s meeting with natives and of the enormous cultural impact he made upon them; and we know that he left a permanent memorial stamped on a rock in New England.