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NELSON'S SHIPS: A HISTORY OF THE VESSELS IN WHICH HE SERVED 1771 - 1805
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 1819503
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The definitive journey through the ships of Nelson's Navy by the Keeper and Curator of HMS Victory. Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0851777422. Previous owner's small ownership label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE SHIP OF THE LINE VOLUME I
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1819326
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1995. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Development of the Battlefleet 1650-1850. Large format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851772528. Reprint. Small patch of surface paper loss to margin of front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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THE COLONIAL SCHOONER 1763-1775
Written by Harold M. Hahn.
Stock no. 2132858
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0851772153. A few marks to covers. Browning to page edges. Wrapper is a little faded; some browning at edges.

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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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MODEL SHIPWRIGHT VOLUME 1 No. 1
Written by Arthur L. Tucker; John Bowen; et al.
Stock no. 2128444
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1972. Very good condition.

Autumn 1972. Edited by Bowen and Tucker. B/w photos and diagrams. Bumping and wear to spine and corners.

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