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SHIP MODELS: THEIR PURPOSE AND DEVELOPMENT FROM 1650 TO THE PRESENT
Written by Brian Lavery; Simon Stephens.
Stock no. 1820041
Published by Zwemmer. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The National Maritime Museum at Greenwich houses one of the most celebrated collections of ship models in the world and its riches are presented here, from the magnificent Navy Board models of Samuel Pepy's day through replicas of frigates, steamships, clippers, battleships, cargo and passenger ships, to aircraft carriers and submarines. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 0302006540. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
THE ARMING AND FITTING OF ENGLISH SHIPS OF WAR 1600-1815
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1819115
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, illustrations and plans. ISBN: 0851774512. Text block browned. Top edge of pictorial dustwrapper is browned.
THE CONSTRUCTION AND FITTING OF THE SAILING MAN OF WAR 1650-1850
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 2132430
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Every aspect of the building process is covered and for the modelmaker and technical historian this book will answer most, if not all, of their questions. Large format. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. 276 Pages. ISBN: 0851773265. Spine bumped. Light page-edge browning else contents fine. Wrapper browned at edges.
A voyage of discovery with absorbing captions to over 160 b/w photos of the vessels at Cammell Laird and the yard itself. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0752432672.
Green cloth with gilt title to spine and blind title to front cover. A series of lectures given at Stow College, Glasgow. By authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. B/w diagrams and photos. Bumping along cover edges. A few marks to covers. Some foxing.
The Santa Maria, Nina, and Pinta. A complete anatomy of the ships in words, photographs and drawings. Tan boards, b/w photos, detailed line drawings. 118 pages. Anatomy of the Ship Series. ISBN: 0851775853. Wrapper is faded to spine.
Slightly oblong format. Anatomy of the Ship Series. Contains superbly executed line drawings - the conventional 3-view type of plan as well as explanatory perspective views with fully descriptive keys. ISBN: 0870211781. Light bumping to corners. Contents are excellent. Some fading to wrapper spine.
FROM TREE TO SEA THE BUILDING OF A WOODEN STEAM DRIFTER
Written by Ted Frost. Illustrated by Ted Frost.
Stock no. 2122869
Published by Terence Dalton Limited. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Oblong format. B/w illustrations. Revised edition. ISBN: 0861380339. Wrapper is edge-creased with 1" closed tear to bottom edge of front panel.
BUILDING BRITAIN'S WOODEN WALLS: THE BARNARD DYNASTY C. 1697-1851
Written by John E. Barnard.
Stock no. 1813136
Published by Anthony Nelson Ltd.. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The history of four generations of the Barnard family of shipbuilders from modest beginnings in Ipswich in the 1740s to their demise on the River Thames in the first quarter of the nineteenth century. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 110 pages. ISBN: 0904614638. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine.
2nd edition. Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams and illustrations. ISBN: 0851770762. Spine and cover edges are faded. Inscription in ink to front endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and a few small tears/nicks.
From the Age of Sail to the Present Day. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 186176121X.
Third Impression. Card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams. The story of Brunel's 'Great Britain', the fist vessel to embody all the elements of the modern ship in one hull. ISBN: 0239002431. Corners rubbed. Foxing to outer page edges.