64-Gun Ship Le Fleuron, 1729 With English translation supplement by Gilles Koren
by Boudriot, Jean & Gerard Delacroix
This monograph is the first in the series to be devoted to a ship of the line starting with the first modern French ship, “Le Fleuron” and represents a pure example of the French school of naval architecture. The detailed documentation includes a full description of the classification and characteristics of the ship, its creator’s own drawings, original sketches of the ship’s decoration and sculptures by Caffieri, and a complete set of information on the ship’s rigging found in a manuscript of the period. With English translation supplement by Gilles Korent.