67273
ANDERSON, R. C.
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY RIGGING, A Handbook for Model-Makers

London. 1972. Model & Allied Publications Ltd.. 3rd Impression of the 1955 original. XII, 146 PP, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos, 22 folded plates with 282 drawings and their legends and a large folded plan of the "St George" at rear of book. Pictorial stiff covers (lightly soiled). Covers laminated. Stamp of previous owner at top corner of half title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.7 x 13.6.
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$20

18814
BATHE, B. W.
SHIP MODELS - 1: From Earliest Times to 1700 AD

London. 1969. HMSO. 2nd impression of 2nd edition of 1966. No. 1 in the Science Museum illustrated booklet series. No pagination, 48 pages with 20 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 14.8 x 14.8.
History of the sailing ship up to 1700 AD, based on ship models from the Science Museum.
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$10

21961
BATHE, B. W.
SHIP MODELS - 2: Sailing Ships from 1700 AD

London. 1964. HMSO. 1st Ed. No. 2 in the Science Museum illustrated booklet series. No pagination, 48 Pages with 20 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (slightly soiled). Very good. 14.8 x 14.8.
History of the sailing ship based on ship models from the Science Museum.
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$10

21609
BATHE, B. W.
SHIP MODELS - 4: Foreign Small Craft

London. 1966. HMSO. 1st Ed. No. 4 in the Science Museum illustrated booklets series. No pagination, 48 Pages with 20 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (lightly soiled). Very good. 14.8 x 14.8.
Norwegian Herring Boat... Gozo Boat... Kolek from Trengganu...
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$15

53419
BATT, Gordon (editor)
MARINE MODELLING - December 1988

Malvern, Worcestershire. 1988. Traplet Publications Issue, December 1988. 66 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
USS Forrestal. Grey Wolf, Darnell type VII U-boat, by Monty Frost... Bottled memories, by John Burden.
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$5

53420
BATT, Gordon (editor)
MARINE MODELLING - December 1989

Malvern, Worcestershire. 1989. Traplet Publications Issue, December 1989. 66 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
Riverside Battleship: the Monitor in Vietnam, by Al Ross II. XSV Loyal Mediator... Marina Militaire 1989, Modern Italian Navy, by Kevin Holmes...
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$5

56189
BIDDLE, Tyrrel E.
A TREATISE ON THE CONSTRUCTION, RIGGING, & HANDLING OF MODEL YACHTS, SHIPS & STEAMERS, with remarks on Cruising and & Racing Yachts, and the management of open boats; also lines for various models and a cutter yacht

London. 1883. Norie & Wilson. 2nd edition, enlarged. (8), 101, ( 11 appendix), (4 explanations to plates), (14 advertisements) PP, plus 10 of the 12 b/w plates called for (lacking plates: VII & VIII). Fp: Ropes, Sails and Spars of a Schooner (Plate II). Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover. Half title page may be lacking. Some pages repaired. Ageing of paper. In need of rebinding. 22 x 14.
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$100

46219
BOWEN, Frank C.
FROM CARRACK TO CLIPPER. A Book of Sailing-Ship Models

London. 1948. Halton & Co. 2nd edition of the 1927 original. VI, 74 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 colour plates & 66 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): An English 15th century ship by Cecil King. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Covers lightly soiled and rubbed. Fold of front endpaper split. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 25.4 x 18.5.
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$15

20540
BOWEN, Frank C.
FROM CARRACK TO CLIPPER. A Book of Sailing-Ship Models

London. 1927. Halton & Truscott Smith. 1st Ed. VIII, 64 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 colour plates & 67 b/w plates followed by 7 pages of Principal Museums and other Institutions in Europe and America containing Ship-Models. Fp (in colour): An English 15th century ship by Cecil King. Cloth cover, spine sunned, repaired dj. (protected). Inscriptions on front endpaper. Ageing of paper around outside edges. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages. Very good. 25.8 x 19.
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$20

33810
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 22

London. 1977. Conway. Issue No. 22, December 1977. 72 PP with b/w illust. Inside front cover: Miniature yacht by Donald McNarry. Pictorial card covers. Very good. 24 x 18.5. 0851771211
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$15

31347
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 23

London. 1978. Conway. Issue No. 23, March 1978. 72 PP with b/w illust. Inside front cover: The trawler Atlantik II. Pictorial soft cover. Rubbed patch on front cover, o/wise very good. 24 x 18.5. 085177122X
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$15

45179
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - "A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models" - Number 25

London. 1978. Conway. Issue No. 25, September 1978. 72 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851771262
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$15

33811
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 26

London. 1978. Conway. Issue No. 26, December 1978. 72 PP with b/w illust. Inside front cover: Schooner Mary Miller. Pictorial card covers. Very good. 24 x 18.5. 0851771270
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$15

18389
BOWEN, John (Editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT 40 - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models

London. 1982. Conway. Issue No. 40, June 1982. 72 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851772315
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$15

18390
BOWEN, John (Editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT 41 - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models

London. 1982. Conway. Issue No. 41, September 1982. 72 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Rubbed patch on back cover, o/wise near fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851772323
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$15

43481
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT 46 - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models

London. 1983. Conway. Issue No. 46, December 1983. 72 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851772641
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$15

51963
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT 82 - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models

London. 1992. Conway. Issue No. 82, December 1992. 72 PP with b/w illustrations, plus folded plan of TSMV Arran Mail (1936). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 18.5. 0851775993
Dutch Whaler of 1775...
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$15

51965
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT 102 - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models

London. 1997. Conway. Issue No. 102, December 1997. 72 PP with b/w illustrations, plus folded plan of Steam Trawler Bayflower (1933). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851777287
SMS Tegetthof, Austro-Hungarian battleship. Joseph Banks' 22ft Skiff, c. 1768-70...
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$15

67262
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT 104 - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models

London. 1998. Conway. Issue No. 104, June 1998. 72 PP with b/w illustrations, plus large folded plan of Steamer on the Orkney route "Earl Sigurd" (1930). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851777619
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$15

47698
BOWEN, John (editor)
A SHIP MODELMAKER'S MANUAL

Greenwich. 1982. Conway Maritime Press. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 343 figures (plans, diagrams, photos...). Fp: Scale ship models on the Round Pound in Kensington Gardens. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24.8 x 19. 0851772358
Hull construction, decking & fitting, masting & rigging...
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$20

17216
BOWEN, John (Edit.)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 10

London. 1974. Conway. Issue No. 10, December 1974. P.95-192 with b/w illust. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 21.5 x 18.5. 851770827
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$20

35008
BOWEN, John (Edit.)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 10

London. 1974. Conway. Issue No. 10, December 1974. P.95-192 with b/w illust. Pictorial card covers with a little insect damage, o/wise fine internally. 21.5 x 18.5. 0851770827
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$15

69406
BOWEN, John (editor)
SCALE MODEL SAILING SHIPS

Greenwich. 1977. Conway. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 100 plans & diagrams, 150 photos in text. Fp: Model gathering. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 24.5 x 19. 0851771114
Galleon, clipper, fore-and-aft rigged coaster. Hull construction, decking & fitting, masting & rigging.
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$25

56305
BOYD, Norman Napier
THE MODEL SHIP, Her Role in History

Woodbridge, Suffolk. 2000. Antique Collectors' Club Ltd. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. Alan Scarth. 191 PP with 184 plates (many in colours). Colour photos on frontispiece and title page. FEP: Display of warship, Clyde room, Glasgow Museum. REP: SSBN Vanguard and SBN Trafalgar. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 1851493271
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$40

68207
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS

New York. c. 1950. Bonanza Books. 1st Bonanza reprint (I) of the 1935 original. XVII, (3), 400 PP with over 85 illustrations, plus 16 plates on double-page and 14 pages with 48 b/w photos or paintings. Cloth cover, decoration and title on front board, dj. Dust jacket chipped, rubbed and soiled. Discreet signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise contents near fine. 26 x 20.
Development of American ships, their design & construction, as well as the portrait of the men who built them.
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$25

42438
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN SAILING NAVY - The Ships and their Development

New York. c. 1970. Bonanza Books. Reprint (H) of the 1949 original published by W. W. Norton. XXII, 558 PP with 155 text figures, plus 16 plates with half-tone reproduction and 64 pages with 32 double-page plans. Fp (in colour): Painting of President & Endymion. Hard cover with cloth spine, decorated front cover, dj a little rubbed. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 19.5.
Full story of the building of the U.S. sailing navy from colonial times to the last all-sail man-of-war, prior to the Civil War.
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$50

48127
CIESLAK, Marek & DANIELEWICZ, Waldemar
KRAZOWNIKI TYPU K: KÖNIGSBERG, KÖLN, KARLSRUHE - Cz. 1 & 2 (in 2 volumes)

Gdansk, Poland. 2001 & 2002. AJ - Press. 1st Ed., Naval Monograph Nos. 22 & 23. Cz. 1: 56 PP with 94 b/w photos of ships, plus 1 large folded sheet printed recto/verso (plans of the 3 K scale 1/300, and details scale 1/100) loosely inserted. Inside front cover: 3 colour artworks for the Karlsruhe, 1934 and Köln, 1939. Inside back cover: colour artwork (2 for seaplane Heinkel, 2 Flags and 3 Crests). Cz. 2: 64 PP with 4 maps & diagrams, 108 b/w photos, plus 1 large folded sheet (plans of the 3 K with different scales) loosely inserted. Inside front cover: 3 colour artworks of Köln. Inside back cover: 14 crew badges in colour. Pictorial soft cover. Polish text (legend of photos in both Polish and English) with English summary on pages 57& 58 of Volume 1. Fine. 29.3 x 20.5. 8372370966 / 83
Cruisers of the German Navy.
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$30

68427
CUNDELL, John (Editor)
MODEL BOATS - Volume 32, No. 388

Hemel Hempstead. 1983. Model & Allied Publications. Vol. 32, No. 388, June 1983. 281-336 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 20.
The Restoration of Waterlily, by Basil Harley... Battlecruisers of the Twenties: the cancelled Battlecruisers of Britain, America and Japan, by M.W. Williams.
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$5

68428
CUNDELL, John (Editor)
MODEL BOATS - Volume 32, No. 389

Hemel Hempstead. 1983. Model & Allied Publications. Vol. 32, No. 389, July 1983. 337-392 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 20.
Steam Launch Miranda, by Basil Harley... Battlecruisers of the Twenties.
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$5

68429
CUNDELL, John (Editor)
MODEL BOATS - Volume 32, No. 390

Hemel Hempstead. 1983. Model & Allied Publications. Vol. 32, No. 390, August 1983. 393-448 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 20.
The Black Snake of the Channel, H.M.S. Warrior.
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$5

51880
DAVIS, Charles G.
THE BUILT-UP SHIP MODEL

London. 1982. Conway. Reprint of 1933 original. VIII, (40 pages with 37 plates), 206 PP with 92 b/w plans & sketches. Fp: Model of United States Revenue Brig Washington. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket sunned. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0851772714
Modelling the US Brig Lexington.
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$15

46479
DELACROIX, Gérard
Gabare du Roi LE GROS VENTRE, conçu par Jean-Joseph Ginoux executé à Bayonne par Léon Michel Guignace 1766-1779

Nice. 2003. A.N.C.R.E. 1st Ed., in Collection Archéologie Navale Française. Monograph 135 PP with 2 b/w and 2 colour illustrations, 4 charts, 7 drawings, 34 plans, and 29 colour photos. 34 folded plans (scale 1/48). Monograph and plans contained in a hard cover folder (cloth cover), title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 32.3 x 24. 2903179344
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$200

51952
ELLIS, Chris (editor)
HOW TO GO ADVANCED PLASTIC MODELLING

London. 1972. PSL / Patrick Stephens Limited. January 1972 reprint of the September 1970 original. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (62 diagrams and 74 photos). FEP: Avro Tutor. REP: Airspeed AS-6. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.2. 0850590523
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$20

67263
FRANKLIN, John
NAVY BOARD SHIP MODELS 1650-1750

Annapolis. 1989. Naval Institute Press. 1st US edition. VI, 186 PP with 121 figures & 133 b/w plates, plus 8 pages with 17 colour photos. Fp: Model of the Royal Oak. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 30 x 25. 087021442X
Detailed analysis of ship models found at the Admiralty or The Royal Dockyard. Materials, construction techniques, decoration.
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$50

69312
FREESTON, Ewart C.
THE CONSTRUCTION OF MODEL OPEN BOATS

Greenwich. 1975. Model Shipwright / Conway. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (plans, paintings, photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 19.5. 085177080
History of open boats, followed by how to make models of the Bedford whaleboat, Yorkshire coble, Thames wherries, carvel or clinker ...
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$25

68431
FRESHNEY, Paul (Editor)
MODEL BOATS - A Celebration of Model Boating Special, Winter 2011

Orpington, Kent. 2011. MyHobbyStore Ltd. Special Issue, Winter 2011. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

68433
FRESHNEY, Paul (Editor)
MODEL BOATS - Special Edition "Materials & Techniques", Winter 2012

Orpington, Kent. 2012. MyHobbyStore Ltd. Special Issue: Materials & Techniques, Winter 2012. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 21.
Halvorsen 38ft Seaplane Tender of the RAAF, by John Parker and Alan Flack.
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$10

68430
FRESHNEY, Paul (Editor)
MODEL BOATS - Volume 61, Nos. 722 to 733 - 2011

Orpington, Kent. 2011. MyHobbyStore Ltd. Vol. 61, Nos. 722-724, 726-733. Set of 11 issues for 924 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 5 large folded plans (scale: 1/32), by Glynn Guest and James A. Pottinger. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 21.
Volume 61 lacking issue 725, for April 2011.
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$60

68432
FRESHNEY, Paul (Editor)
MODEL BOATS - Volume 62, Nos. 734 to 745 - 2012

Orpington, Kent. 2012. MyHobbyStore Ltd. Vol. 62, Nos. 734 to 745. Set of 12 issues for 968 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 6 large folded plans (scale: 1/32), by Glynn Guest and James A. Pottinger. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 21.
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$60

68434
FRESHNEY, Paul (Editor)
MODEL BOATS - Volume 63, Nos. 734 to 757 - 2013

Orpington, Kent. 2013. MyHobbyStore Ltd. Vol. 63, Nos. 746 to 757. Set of 12 issues for 960 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 6 large folded plans (scale: 1/32), by Glynn Guest and James A. Pottinger. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 21.
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$60

42694
GILMORE, H. H.
MODEL SUBMARINES FOR BEGINNERS

New York. 1962. Harper & Row. 1st Ed. 122 PP with 87 drawings and diagrams by the author. Cloth cover, illustrated front, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing. Very good. 21 x 14.2.
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$15

66922
GRIMWOOD, V. R.
AMERICAN SHIP MODELS AND HOW TO BUILD THEM

New York. 2003. Dover. Unabridged republication of 1942 original. 187 PP with 38 figures, plus 14 plates with plans on double page, and 8 plates with line drawings. Pictorial card cover has a few creases or rub marks. Two pages with old watermarks, 3 library stamps (on FFEP and bottom of title-page and on outside page edges). A very good working copy. 26 x 19.5. 0486426122
Half-hull and whole-hull models, 12 American sailing vessels, rigging, gear and furniture, tools and materials...
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$10

59519
GRIMWOOD, V. R.
AMERICAN SHIP MODELS AND HOW TO BUILD THEM

New York. c. 1960. Bonanza Books. Reprint (E) of the 1942 original. Foreword by Howard I. Chapelle. 187 PP with 38 figures, plus 14 plates with plans on double page, and 8 plates with line drawings. Cloth cover, dj. Dedicatory note to previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 26 x 19.5.
Accurate plans & drawings for constructing 12 authentic scale models of American sailing vessels.
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$20

67605
HOBBS, Edward W.
HOW TO MAKE CLIPPER SHIP MODELS

Glasgow. 1960. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 3rd reprint of the 1938 edition (1927 original). XVI, 216 PP with 206 figures (photos, plans & sketches). Fp: "Loch Torrens". Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Copy lacking the 6 plates called for, but text still contains very useful information. Very good. 21.2 x 14.3.
A practical manual dealing with every aspect of Clipper Ship modelling, from the simplest waterline types to fine scale models fit for exhibition purposes.
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$10

19794
HOBBS, Edward W.
HOW TO MAKE OLD-TIME SHIP MODELS

Glasgow. 1934. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 2nd edition of the 1929 original. XXII, (2), 208 PP with 175 fig. in text (plans, photos & sketches), plus 4 illustrations in Preface and 2 of the 5 folding plates called for (Full size working drawings for a model of the Ark Royal & Details for a Waterline Model of a Carrack of the period 1450 AD). Fp: The Royal Albert. Cloth cover, title (silver lettering) on front cover and spine. Copy lacking 3 of the plates, o/wise good. 21.4 x 14.5.
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$15

67604
HOBBS, Edward W.
HOW TO MAKE OLD-TIME SHIP MODELS

Glasgow. 1972. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Revised edition of the 1929 original). XXIII, 208 PP with 175 figures (plans, photos & sketches) and 4 illustrations in preface. Fp: The Royal Albert. Cloth cover, title (silver lettering) on front cover and spine. Copy lacking the 5 folded plates called for, however, text contains much useful information. Very good. 21.2 x 14.3.
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$10

38432
HODGES, Peter
WARSHIP MODELLING

London. 1975. PSL / Airfix. 1st Ed., Airfix magazine guide No. 7. 64 PP with 2 pages of sketch-drawings, 14 figures and 58 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 22.3 x 14.3. 850592100
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$25

53418
JACKSON, Chris (editor)
MARINE MODELLING - Nos. 66, 67, 68 & 69

Upton upon Severn. 1992. Traplet Publications 4 issues, September to December 1992. 264 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
Regulars (masthead, readers models, workshop, waterlines...) and features articles (Malvern Trader, 508 Cup Racer, YMS Minesweepers, HMS Lagos, HMS Inflexible, Hydrofoil Rapier...).
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$20

46212
JOHNSON, Gene
SHIP MODEL BUILDING

Centreville, Maryland. 1981. Cornell Maritime Press. 7th printing of the 3rd edition of 1961, a revised and enlarged edition of the 1943 original. XIV, 301 PP with 19 tail-pieces, 157 full-page plates of drawings & 16 photos, plus 2 large folded plates with 4 plans. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0870331019
Clear instructions, practical suggestions, well illustrated with large plans for ship model enthusiasts.
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$20

42112
KOOP, Gerhard & SCHMOLKE, Klaus-Peter
BATTLESHIP TIRPITZ

London & New York. 1998. Conway & The Military Book Club. Special US edition in the Conway Maritime Modeller's Series, translated from the German original Vom Originalezum modell: Schlatschiff Tirpitz. 56 PP with 1 map, 4 camouflage schemes, 7 sketch-plans, 9 set of plans and 58 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 08517777732
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$15

46936
LAVERY, Brian
THE COLONIAL MERCHANTMAN SUSAN CONSTANT 1605

London. 1988. Conway. 1st Ed. in the Anatomy of the Ship series. 120 PP with 6 pages containing 19 b/w photos & 60 pages of plans & drawings. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 24.5 x 26. 085177489X
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$40

18508
McKAY, John & COLEMAN, Ron
THE 24-GUN FRIGATE PANDORA 1779

London. 1992. Conway. 1st Ed. in the "Anatomy of the Ship" Series. 128 PP with 17 b/w photos and over 300 perspectives & 3-view drawings. Fp: Photo of stern of the ship model. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (spine a little faded), o/wise as new. Oblong: 24.5 x 26. 0851775837
Design and building of the ship. Her career up to the shipwreck on the Great Barrier Reef. General arrangements of the ship, hull construction, fittings, masts, sails...
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$60

71152
McNARRY, Donald
SHIPBUILDING IN MINIATURE

London. 1982. Conway Maritime Press. 2nd revised edition of the 1955 original. 136 PP with 30 figures and 60 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 24.8 x 18.8. 0851772498
Tools and accessories, materials, research, methods and cases. Constructional and other details of 14 models (Stirling Castle, Queen Elizabeth, Cutty Sark, Caronia, HMS Prince...).
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$40

64609
MAGOUN, F. Alexander
THE FRIGATE CONSTITUTION AND OTHER HISTORIC SHIPS

New York. c. 1977. Bonanza Books. Bonanza reprint (a) of the 1928 original. XVIII, 155 PP with tables and 63 figures, plus 30 b/w plates & 16 plans on double-page. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.3.
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$15

52085
MAGOUN, F. Alexander
THE FRIGATE CONSTITUTION AND OTHER HISTORIC SHIPS & UNITED STATES FRIGATE "CONSTITUTION"

New York. c. 1977. Bonanza Books. Bonanza reprint (a) of the 1928 original. XVIII, 155 PP with tables and 63 figures, plus 30 b/w plates & 16 plans on double-page. Plus a 24 pages booklet pasted down. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Dust jacket chipped and lightly rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges. A good working copy. 28.5 x 21.3.
Booklet: United States Frigate Constitution A Brief Account on her History, together with data for model builders, published by Bureau of Construction and Repair, Navy Department, Washington, pasted down on front endpaper.
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$20

48705
MASTINI, Frank
SHIP MODELING SIMPLIFIED. Tips and Techniques for Model Construction from Kits

Camden, Maine. c. 2000. International Marine. 8th printing of the 1990 original. X, (2), 161 PP with 3 illustrated tables and b/w illustrations (5 drawings, 25 photos and 65 figures). Italian-English dictionary of nautical terms between P.115 and 146. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.3 x 18.8. 0877422729
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$15

53373
MATHESON, Donald H.
SOMETHING NEW IN MODEL BOAT BUILDING

London. c. 1950. Hutchinson. Juvenile edition illustrated by Bernard Richardson. 80 PP with 50 b/w illustrations, plus 5 colour plates. Hard cover, illustrated front. Covers rubbed and corner worn. Spine missing. Foxing. Very good working copy. 25.2 x 18.5.
How to make out of the ordinary model boats with simple tools and materials.
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$10

17522
MUSCIANO, Walter A.
BUILDING AND OPERATING MODEL SHIPS

London. 1976. Robert Hale & Co. 1st UK edition, revised from the 1965 original by R.G. Moulton. 190 PP with many b/w illustrations (plans, photos and sketches). Fp: The author's son Gary building the motor-powered speedboat described in chapter 3. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Small piece missing on top corner of dj, a little light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 070914859
Ship model building tools. Ship models in the marine industry...
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$15

31828
NANCE, R. Morton
SAILING-SHIP MODELS - A Selection from European and American Collections with Introductory text by ..

London. 1924. Halton and Truscott Smith. 1st limited and numbered edition (No. 689/1750). VIII, 80 PP with 3 head-pieces, 1 tail-piece and 22 drawings, plus 124 b/w plates with 139 illust. (9 of the plates with tissue guard). Coloured frontispiece: Flemish Carrack (circa 1450). Gilt decorated cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, top edge gilt. Top and bottom of spine frayed, foxing on some non glossy paper plates, some pencil annotations at bottom of some plates. Ingleton book plate and review of the 2nd edition of 1949 on front endpaper. Scarce. Near fine. 32 x 26.
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$150

44271
NANCE, R. Morton
SAILING-SHIP MODELS - A Selection from European and American Collections with Introductory text by ..

London. 1924. Halton and Truscott Smith. 1st limited edition of 1750 copies (unnumbered copy). VIII, 80 PP with 3 head-pieces, 1 tail-piece and 22 drawings, plus 124 b/w plates with 139 illustrations (9 of the plates with tissue guard). Fp (in colour): Flemish Carrack (circa 1450). Original gilt decorated cloth cover has light wear gilt title on front and spine, top edge gilt. Endpapers repaired at fold. Head and foot of spine repaired. Light foxing on some of the non glossy paper plates, and both endpapers and a little foxing on outside page edges. Still a nice copy of the scarce first edition. 32 x 26.
Contents include: The growth of the Ship-Modeller's Art, with drawings by the author, the Development of Square-Rigged Ships, Notes on the models illustrated (124).
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$75

20333
NANCE, R. Morton
SAILING-SHIP MODELS, A Selection from European and American Collections with Introductory text by ..

London. 1949. Halton & Company. Revised edition of the 1924 original. VI, 82 PP with 3 head-pieces, 1 tail-piece, 22 drawings in text, plus 128 pages with 120 b/w plates (109 full-page). Fp (in colour) with tissue guard: a Flemish Carrack (circa 1450). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 29.3 x 22.5.
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$40

43103
NIEMZ, Günter & WACHS, Reiner
PERSONENSCHIFFAHRT AUF DER OBERELBE

Bielefeld, Germany. 1981. Verlag Delius, Klasing und Co. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 11 figures,5 silhouettes, 5 house flags, 1 drawing and 9 b/w photos of paddle wheel boxes, and 32 b/w plates, plus 6 large folded plans. Cloth cover, device engraved on front cover, dj. Near fine. German text. 24.5 x 17.5. 3768803597
Passenger ferries (paddle wheels) on the upper Elbe River.
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$15

52980
PHILPOTT, Bryan
MODELLING JET FIGHTERS

London. 1976. Patrick Stephens Ltd & Airfix. 1st Ed. Airfix magazine guide 16. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketch plans & photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 22 x 14.3. 0850592313
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$10

53208
PURVES, Alec A.
FLAGS FOR SHIP MODELLERS AND MARINE ARTISTS

London. 1950. Percival Marshall. 1st Ed. (8), 84, (1 errata) PP with 104 figures. Rebound copy retaining original front cover, clear plastic, spiral bound. Front cover rubbed. Name of previous owner. Signs of water damage, o/wise very good. 18.4 x 12.4.
Gives a brief history of flags at sea.
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$10

12054
PUTZ, George & SPECTRE, Peter H., & GETCHELL, David R. (editors)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 2

Camden, Maine. 1975. National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. 2nd Printing of the 1974 original. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams, etc... Pictorial soft cover. Former owner's stamp at top of title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 27 x 21. 0877420467
Small boats for work or pleasure. Information on tools, boatbuilding,... information sources, boat models..
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$10

12053
PUTZ, George & SPECTRE, Peter H. (editors)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 3

Camden, Maine. 1975. National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams... Pictorial soft cover. Former owner's stamp at top of title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 27 x 21. 0877420580
Small craft, boatbuilding, models & modelling...
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$5

64584
PUTZ, George & SPECTRE, Peter H. (editors)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 3

Camden, Maine. 1975. National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams... Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27 x 21. 0877420580
Small craft, boatbuilding, models & modelling...
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$10

64582
PUTZ, Goerge & SPECTRE, Peter H. (editors)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 5

Camden, Maine. 1977. National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams, etc... Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27 x 21. 0877420939
Boatbuilding, books about the sea, fishing, diving & underwater.
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$10

12055
PUTZ, Goerge & SPECTRE, Peter H. (editors)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 5

Camden, Maine. 1977. National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams, etc... Pictorial soft cover. Former owner's stamp on title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 27 x 21. 0877420939
Boatbuilding, books about the sea, fishing, diving & underwater.
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$10

67870
R2 MODEL MARINE
THE 2003 MODEL BOAT CATALOGUE

Ramsgate, NSW. 2002. R2 Model Marine. 2003 edition. 80 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 21.
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$5

67619
REED, Philip
MODELLING SAILING MEN-OF-WAR, An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide

London. 2004. Chatham Publishing. Reprint. 124 PP with b/w photos throughout. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 25 x 19. 1861761260
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$40

53428
REVELL, & STEDTFELD, Bob
HOW TO BUILD BETTER AIRPLANE MODELS

Venice, Ca. 1973. Revell Inc. 1st Ed. No. 5 in the Revell Modeling Handbook series. 32 PP with 49 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.4 x 13.6.
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$5

64113
ROBERTSON, Scott
HISTORIC MODEL SHIPS FROM SCRATCH

London. 1998. NexusSpecial Interests Ltd. 1st soft cover ed. IX, 127 PP plus plus 4 pages for Notes. Illustrations throughout (b/w and a few colour photos), line drawings, sketches, etc... Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 1854861875
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$45

33008
ROSS, Al
THE DESTROYER CAMPBELTOWN

Annapolis. 1990. Naval Institute Press. 1st edition in the Anatomy of the Ship series. 127 PP with 7 tables, 27 b/w photos and over 250 perspective and 3-view drawings. Title-page: Buchanan at Balboa, Panama. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 24.5 x 25.8. 1557507252
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$20

51935
SCHLEICHER, Robert
THE MODELER'S MANUAL: Trains, Planes, Ships, Military Vehicles, Cars, Rockets

Radnor, Pe. c. 1985. Childon Books. 2nd reprint of the 1981 original. VIII, 184 PP with 187 figures (drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.8. 0801969972
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$25

52219
SEAWAYS
SEAWAYS' SHIPS IN SCALE - Volume XI, Numbers 1 to 6

San Jose, Ca. 2000. Seaways Publishing. 6 issues Edited by Jim Raines. 480 PP with b/w illustrations (plans, sketches and photos). Inside covers with 36 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.5.
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$50

61983
SHIP MODELS
LE TRITON - Supplément de Modélisme Naval au Neptunia / 1949

Paris. 1949. Association des Amis du Musée de la Marine. Fascicules VIII & IX, 1949. No. VIII (1er Trimestre 1949) to No. IX (2ème trimestre 1949). 2 issues for a total of 52 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing and sketches). Soft cover. 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$10

53421
SHIP MODELS
MODEL BOATS - Volume 35, No. 407

Hemel Hempstead. 1985. Model Boats Magazine / Argus Specialist Publications. Vol. 35, No. 407, January 1985. Edited by John CUNDELL. 58 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 21.
The Norfolk Wherry, by Michael Booth... Victoria, a Thames Saloon Launch, by Basil Harley...
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$5

53422
SHIP MODELS
MODEL BOATS - Volume 37, No. 439

Hemel Hempstead. 1987. Model Boats Magazine / Argus Specialist Publications. Vol. 37, No. 439, September 1987. Edited by John CUNDELL. P.459--514 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 21.
NAVIGA, 4th World Championships for Static Ships (Rouen 1987), by David Sambrook & Michael Reading... American East Coast Paddle Steamer Hiawatha, by Paul Quinn... The Great Liners SS Miltiades of 1903, by Colin Bishop...
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$5

53416
SHIP MODELS
MODEL SHIP BUILDER - Vol V

Menomonee Falls, Wi. 1983. Phoenix Publications. Anniversary edition, No. 25. Vol. V, October/November 1983. Edited by Jeffrey A. PHILLIPS. 80 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed). Good. 27.6 x 21.5.
Revenue Cutter Rattlesnake, by Albert Lheureux... Drawing ships on stamps, by Norman N. Rubin... Simple method for a Plank-on-Frame Model Ship Hull, by Morris Utnick...
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$5

60942
SHIP MODELS
Model Shipways Line of Scale: SHIP MODEL KITS & FITTINGS - Winter 1967

Bogota, New Jersey. 1967. Model Shipways. Issue No. 21, Winter 1967. 44 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, 18 Flags and 25 p hotos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14.2.
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$5

20868
SHIP MODELS
TARTANE ARMEE EN GUERRE - 1810

Paris. 1966. Les Amis des Musées de la Marine. Monograph in a folder containing an 8 pages of historical and descriptive notes, 1 very large folded plan (117 x 88 cm at scale 1/50), and 2 large b/w photos. Folder with colour illustration on front. French text. Very good. 30.5 x 23.
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$30

61940
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément de Documentation Maritime au Neptunia / 1955

Paris. 1955. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 32 to 35, 1955. No. 32 (1er Trimestre 1955) to No. 35 (4ème trimestre 1955). 4 issues for a total of 108 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing, sketches and photos). Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$20

61941
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément de Documentation Maritime au Neptunia / 1957

Paris. 1957. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 40 to 43, 1957. No. 40 (1er Trimestre 1957) to No. 43 (4ème trimestre 1957). 4 issues for a total of 112 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing, sketches and photos), plus 2 cilour plates in No. 43. Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$20

61942
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément de Documentation Maritime au Neptunia / 1958

Paris. 1958. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 44 to 47, 1958. No. 44 (1er Trimestre 1958) to No. 43 (4ème trimestre 1958). 4 issues for a total of 112 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing, sketches and photos), plus 2 colour plates in No. 44. Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$20

61984
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément de Modélisme Naval au Neptunia / 1949

Paris. 1949. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicule 10, 1949. No. 10 (3ème trimestre 1949). 28 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing and sketches). Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$10

61987
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément de Modélisme Naval au Neptunia / 1950

Paris. 1950. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 12 & 13, 1950. No. 12 (1er trimetre 1950) & No. 13 (2ème trimestre 1950). 56 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing and sketches). Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$10

61989
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément de Modélisme Naval au Neptunia / 1952

Paris. 1952. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 22 & 23, 1952. No. 22 (3ème trimetre 1952) & No. 23 (4ème trimestre 1952). 44 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing, sketches and photos). Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$10

61990
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément de Modélisme Naval au Neptunia / 1954

Paris. 1954. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 30 & 31, 1954. No. 30 (3ème trimetre 1954) & No. 31 (4ème trimestre 1954). 48 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing, sketches). Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$10

61991
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément de Modélisme Naval au Neptunia / 1956

Paris. 1956. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 38 & 39, 1956. No. 38 (3ème trimetre 1956) & No. 39 (4ème trimestre 1956). 56 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing, sketches). Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$10

61948
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément Trimestriel de Documentation Maritime au Neptunia / 1959

Paris. 1959. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 48 to 51, 1959. No. 48 (1er Trimestre 1959) to No. 55 (4ème trimestre 1959). 4 issues for a total of 60 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing, sketches and photos), plus 3 folded plates (No. 50: 2 of line drawings of a 18th century Frigate and Battleship Jean Bart. No. 51: 1 with cutaways of a freighter and a tanker). Pictorial soft cover. Issues without the central part "Répertoire des Navires de Guerre Francais". 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$10

61947
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément Trimestriel de Documentation Maritime au Neptunia / 1960

Paris. 1960. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 52 to 55, 1960. No. 52 (1er Trimestre 1960) to No. 55 (4ème trimestre 1960). 4 issues for a total of 80 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing, sketches and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Issues without the central part "Répertoire des Navires de Guerre Francais". 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
Pirogues Oceaniennes by R.P. Jean Neyret - 52: Australie & Tasmanie / Nouvelle Caledonie. No. 53: Nouvelle-Caledonie . No. 54 & No. 55: Nouvelles Hebrides.
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$10

61992
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément Trimestriel de Documentation Maritime au Neptunia / 1961

Paris. 1961. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 56 to 59, 1961. No. 56 (1er Trimestre 1961) to No. 59 (4ème trimestre 1961). 4 issues for a total of 128 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing, sketches and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Issues 56 & 57 without the central part "Répertoire des Navires de Guerre Francais". 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$10

61944
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément Trimestriel de Documentation Maritime au Neptunia / 1962

Paris. 1962. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 60 to 63, 1962. No. 60 (1er Trimestre 1962) to No. 63 (4ème trimestre 1962). 4 issues for a total of 116 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing, sketches and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Nos 60 and 63 without the central part "Répertoire des Navires de Guerre Francais". 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$10

61943
SHIP MODELS
TRITON - Supplément Trimestriel de Documentation Maritime au Neptunia / 1963

Paris. 1963. Association des Amis des Musées de la Marine. Fascicules 64 to 67, 1958. No. 64 (1er Trimestre 1963) to No. 67 (4ème trimestre 1963). 4 issues for a total of 136 PP with b/w illustrations (drawing, sketches and photos), plus 2 colour plates in No. 44. Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes close to the spine (not affecting text). Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 27 x 21.
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$20

47692
SKWIOT, Miroslaw
NIEMIECKA ARTYLERIA OKRETOWA / GERMAN NAVAL ARTILLERY - Vol. 1

Gdansk, Poland. 2004. AJ - Press. 1st Ed. Volume 1 in the Gunpower series. Naval Monograph No. 17. 112 PP with 20 tables, 4 badges in colour, 7 sketches & plans, 125 b/w photos, and around 70 artworks in colour. Inside front cover (in colour): Admiral Hipper, in the Deutsche Werke shipyard. Inside back cover: 3 artworks (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Polish and English text . 29.3 x 20.5. 8372371490
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$20

20999
SMEED, Vic
POWER MODEL BOATS

London. 1966. MAP. Reprint of the 1959 original. 128 PP with sketches, drawings & photos. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 22 x 14.2.
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$15

33210
SMEED, Vic
THE WORLD OF MODEL SHIPS

Sydney. 1979. A.P. Publishing. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Half-title page: Rau IX, registered in Bremen. Title-page: PT 109. Hard cover. Near fine. 31 x 24.2. 868270466
Chapters include: models in history, models today, tools and materials, building from kits or plans, wood hulls, plastic hulls, steam power, electric power, painting & finishing, radio control, display models & miniatures...
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$15

19434
SPRATT, H. P.
MERCHANT STEAMERS AND MOTOR-SHIPS - Part II: Descriptive Catalogue

London. 1949. HMSO. 1st Ed. 152 PP, plus 14 pages with 13 b/w plates. Fp: T.S. Queen Elizabeth. Pictorial soft cover (lightly soiled). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.5.
Detailed description of the vessels present in the Science Museum Collection: passenger vessels, cargo vessels, oil tankers, power yachts,...
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$15

20930
SPRATT, H.P.
MERCHANT STEAMERS AND MOTOR-SHIPS, Handbook of the Collections Illustrating ... PART II, Descriptive Catalogue

London. c. 1968. HMSO. Revised edition of the 1949 original. 154 PP plus 14 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: T.S. Queen Elizabeth. Soft covers a little soiled around edges, o/wise near fine. 24.4 x 15.2. 901805017
Detailed description of the vessels present in the Science Museum Collection: passenger vessels, cargo vessels, oil tankers, power yachts,...
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$5

66163
STEIN, Manfred
PRISONER OF WAR BONE SHIP MODELS - Treasures from the Age of the Napoleonic Wars (brochure)

Hamburg. 2014. Koehler. Advertising brochure. 16 PP with 2 b/w illustrations and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 24 x 30.
Advertising material on the book dealing with the bone ship collection at the International Maritime Museum in Hamburg.
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$10

46473
TUCKER, Arthur L. & BOWEN, John (editors)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - A Quarterly Journal of Ships & Ship Models - Vol.1, No.3

London. 1973. Conway. Volume 1, No. 3, Spring 1973. 195-286 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: Sovereign of the Seas. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 22 x 19.
HMS Victory, by H. S. Spalding.
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$20

70590
UNDERHILL, Harold A.
MASTING AND RIGGING, The Clipper Ship & Ocean Carrier

Glasgow. 1976. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 7th reprint of the 1946 original. X, (2), 304 PP with 181 figures, 22 tables & 50 plates, plus 1 large folded plate, No. 51: "Belaying Pin layout for full-rigged ship". Fp: Four-masted barque "Port Jackson". Green cloth cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.2.
With authentic plans, working drawings and details of the nineteenth and twentieth century sailing ship.
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$45

68629
UNDERHILL, Harold A.
PLANK-ON-FRAME MODELS AND SCALE MASTING & RIGGING - VOLUME II

Glasgow. 1985. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 6th reprint of the 1960 original. Vol.II: X, 148 PP with 89 sketches, plus 14 pages with 27 b/w photos & 5 full-page plates at rear of book. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). A near fine copy. 23.5 x 17.5. 0851742920
The bible for the ship modeller. Volume II: Mast-making and rigging, sailing models & power-craft hulls.
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$55

18371
VERCOE, A. Guy
ENGLISH WARSHIPS IN THE DAYS OF SAIL, A Brief Historical Guide for Model Makers

London. 1933. Percival Marshall. 1st Ed. 72, (4 adverts) PP, plus 24 b/w plates. Hard cover with pictorial pasted down on front board. Spine & back cover faded and a little marked. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good copy. 22.8 x 15.8.
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$10

30216
WARE, Chris
THE BOMB VESSEL - Shore Bombardment Ships of the Age of Sail

London. 1994. Conway. 1st Ed., in the Conway's Ship Types series. 111 PP with 46 tables & 88 b/w illust. (plans, photos of ship models, detailed sketches). Fp: The bombardment of Bastia in Corsica, 6 November 1745. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.4 x 27. 0851776310
Design history, characteristics of the floating siege engine. The ships, their weapons and their employment.
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$50

35615
WARRING, R. H.
RADIO CONTROLLED MODEL BOATS

London. 1981. Argus Books. 1st Ed. 124 PP with 52 b/w photos and over 75 figures. Pictorial card cover. Covers rubbed and creased, name of previous owner inside front cover. Good. 21 x 14.7. 0852425694
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$10

69318
WHITE, E. W.
BRITISH FISHING-BOATS AND COASTAL CRAFT - Historical Survey and Catalogue of the Collection

London. 1973. H.M.S.O. Reprint. 110 PP with 1 location map for British ports & waterways, plus 38 plates with b/w photos. Card cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5. 901805106
Survey based on the Ship-Model collection of the Science Museum.
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$15

42538
WILLIAMS, Guy R.
THE WORLD OF MODEL SHIPS AND BOATS

London. 1971. André Deutsch. 1st edition. 255 PP with over 200 b/w illustrations (plans, sketches & photos), and 33 colour photos. Title-page: Paddle steamer. Eps: Mast & rigging. Decorated cloth cover, fine dj (price-clipped). Previous owner's book plate and name sticker. A little light wear to cover, o/wise a near fine copy. 26 x 19.5. 0233962883
Early vessels (Pharaohs, galleys, caravels), to the ships of the Great Age of Sail (schooners, clippers,...) and the power boats (steam yachts, steamships, ...).
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$20

67240
WINFIELD, Riff
THE 50-GUN SHIP

London. 2001. Caxton Editions. Reprint of the 1997 original, in the "ShipShape" series. 128 PP with 125 tables, 102 b/w period illustrations (plans, sketches, engravings, photos of models), and 4 pages of plans & cutaway drawings by John Mckay, plus a large folded plan of H.M.S. "Leopard", in rear pocket. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 25. 1840673656
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$30

71268
WINGROVE, Gerald A.
THE TECHNIQUES OF SHIP MODELLING

London. 1974. Model and Allied Publications. 1st Ed. Foreword by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. 133 PP with 98 b/w plates & 50 figures in text plus 4 pages with 6 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Head of spine of dust jacket lightly rubbed with small chips. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 25 x 16.5. 0852423667
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$30

20933
WINTER, Heinrich
DIE KOLUMBUSSCHIFFE VON 1492

Bielefeld. 1980. Verlag Delius, Klasing & Co. 1st Ed. 67 PP with 36 figures and 12 plates. Title page: model of a ship from Catalogna. Fp: Santa Maria. (This copy lacks the 6 folded plans called for on title page). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. German text. 24.5 x 17.5. 3768802256
The ship used by Columbus in 1492.
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$5

37593
WRIGLEY, Toby
MODEL SHIPS - Navies in Miniature

New York. 1973. Crescent Books. 1st Ed., in the Color Treasury Library. 64 PP with 11 b/w silhouettes of ships and 109 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 23. 0517119056
Brief history of the ship followed by pictorial illustrations of miniature navies, from the outrigger to the passenger ship.
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$10

18393
WRIGLEY, Toby
MODEL SHIPS, Navies in Miniature

London. 1973. Orbis. 1st Ed., in the Leisure Library. 64 PP with 11 b/w silhouettes of ships and 109 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Discreet stamp on lower corner of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 23. 0856131598
Brief history of the ship followed by pictorial illustrations of miniature navies, from the outrigger to the passenger ship.
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$10