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SCALE MODEL WARSHIPS
Written by John Bowen.
Stock no. 2133815
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 085177170X. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to spine.

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THE MASTING AND RIGGING OF ENGLISH SHIPS OF WAR 1625-1860
Written by James Lees.
Stock no. 1819116
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Rigging, mastmaking and sailmaking. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. 196 pages including index. ISBN: 085177136X. Text block browned, foxing to top edge. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to top edge. Slight odour present (cigarettes?).

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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.

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THE SHIP OF THE LINE (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1819114
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Volume I: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Volume II: Design, construction and fittings. B/w illustrations. Vol I is first edition 1983, vol II is first edition 1984. Text block browned with foxing to top edge. Pictorial dustwrappers are browned across the top edge and spine. Slight odour present (cigarettes?).

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MERCHANT SAILING SHIPS 1775-1815
Written by David R. MacGregor.
Stock no. 2132431
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st thus 1985. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sovereignty of Sail. The first of a three-part history of merchant shipping. Revised and expanded edition. Large format. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. 224 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851773230. Slight bumped spine and very light page-edge browning else fine. Wrapper browned at top edge.

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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.

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COGS, CARAVELS AND GALLEONS THE SAILING SHIP 1000-1650
Written by Robert Gardiner; et al.
Stock no. 2132350
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of the sailing ship 1000-1650. Large format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851775608. Light browning to edge of textblock else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which is browned at edges.

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MORE MINIATURE MERCHANT SHIPS: THE NEW GUIDE TO WATERLINE SHIP MODELLING IN 1/1200 SCALE
Written by John Bowen.
Stock no. 1817703
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Specially drawn ship plans and essential modelling techniques for 1/1200-scale merchant vessels. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos & diagrams. ISBN: 0851779360.

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THE LAST TALL SHIPS
Written by Georg Kahre.
Stock no. 2130108
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Gustaf Erikson and the Aland Sailing Fleets 1872-1947. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851771343. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with nicks to corners; faded to spine.

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CHAMPION OF SAIL
Written by David Walker.
Stock no. 2128041
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of R.W. Leyland and his shipping line but also a general history of late 19th century ships and shipping. Dark red boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 191 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851774024. Wrapper edge just very slightly creased.

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WARSHIP 1991
Written by Robert Gardiner.
Stock no. 2125733
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An annual publication devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. This is volume XV. Includes: The Last Manila Galleon; The Armoured Cruiser USS Brookllyn; British 'M' Class Destroyers; The Father of the Flat-Top?; Inter-War French Submarine Development; Anti-Aircraft Gunnery in the Imperial Japanese Navy; Japanese Naval Air Power; Japanese Oxygen Torpedoes; The Leningrad Class; Romanian Minelaying Operations; Swedish Tre Kroner Class Cruisers; Albacore; Warship Notes; and The Naval Year in Review. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0851775829. Fading along a couple of cover edges. Grubby marks and some foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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CONWAY'S ALL THE WORLD'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1947-1982 PART II
Written by Robert Gardiner.
Stock no. 2125470
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. The Warsaw Pact and Non-aligned Nations.. ISBN: 0851772781. Bumping to top corner of front cover. Wrapper is edge-creased and unevenly browned.

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