The Power and the Glory – The Sculptures of the Warship Wasa

Soop, Hans

Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Vasa
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.75” x 11.75”
Pages: 270
Editions: The first edition was probably published in Swedish.  The first English language edition (not stated) was published by Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien, Stockholm, Sweden (1986), in hardback with a dust jacket.  A second edition was published in 1992, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book illustrates and describes the hundreds of carvings from the “Vasa” shipwreck (1628), which was raised in 1961 and put on display in Stockholm.  There is a fold-out hull plan of the “Vasa” attached in the rear of the book.