Digitized books

Digitized books as part of a project with the National Library and its partner libraries.

Museum Further Reading in Gallica

 

As part of a project of dematerialization of collections of the National Library of France and its partner libraries, 217 Navy National Museum works have been digitized.

Part of these works, dating from the nineteenth century, is now available online Gallica. They cover a variety of topics including the following examples:


 

 

Moreover, the National Maritime Museum has digitized some of his manuscripts and ancient works:

  • construction Treaty: to serve as instructions to his children [Manuscript], Blaise Ollivier - [Brest], [1743]
  • construction Treaty first part followed by the second part: containing the rules to determine the main proportions of the vessels of any rank and frigates; containing the rules to plot gabaris ships & Frigates by horizontal lines and smooth [Handwritten] - [Brest], [172-?]
  • Construction of an ordinary galley and explanations of all the parts that compose it: with lessons, proposals and construction principles demonstrated by various figures, where we see how to form each piece it takes to build a galley [Handwritten] Hilarion Josselin-Duguay - 1730
  • Navy Tablets: proposed by Mr. de la Madeleine for the instruction of his nephews [Manuscript], Jean-Baptiste de la Madeleine - [sl], [sn], 1712
  • Instruction to quell the vessels: trim the masts of the ships. Passage of running rigging and pulleys instead [Handwritten] - [1690]
  • Historical Journal of the prison or significant events that occurred during the administration of Commissioner Reynaud manual on galleys, tracking history convicts [Manuscript], Auguste Reynaud - Toulon [1821-1827]
  • The Great Sea Road: containing an introduction roads & courses should be held in the navigation of the East Indies, and to travel the coste of Brazil, the Caribbean, and the Cape of Lopo Gonçalves. With description of coasts, harbors, islands, winds, currents of water &, & other navigation Icelle particularitz [Printed text], Jean Hugues de Linschoten - Amsterdam, 1619

These books are available on the Library Advisory Station.

Arrival of a chain Castigneau - Volume 2, p. 40
 
Historical Journal of the prison or significant events that occurred during the administration of Commissioner Reynaud manual on galleys, tracking history convicts / Auguste Reynaud. - Toulon, 1825, 182
© Musée national de la Marine
geometrical plan reduced by higher quarrez - p. 219, IV board
 
Navy Tablets: proposed by Mr. de la Madeleine for the instruction of his nephews / Jean-Baptiste de la Madeleine. - 1712
© Musée national de la Marine
 
 
 

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