Shipbuilding in Miniature. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McNARRY, Donald

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McNARRY, Donald. Shipbuilding in Miniature. With drawings and photographs by the author. London : Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd, (August 1955). First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-158,(2, index) + frontispiece + plates. Numerous technical drawings to text. Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Mr. McNarry is an aknowledged master of the craft and his models are known and admired in many parts of the world. This book, the result of many years of work, will be found to be invaluable in pointing the way to the best and mostefficient methods of producing the exquisite examples of ship modellers' a rt." -from front dust jacket flap. Foreword by E. Bowness. Contents : 1. Tools and Accessories : Foot rule. Set square. Tweezers. Piercing saw. Tenon saw. Plane. Chisel. Gouge. Pin vice. Twist drills. Sharpening stone. Files Vice. Accessories. 2. Materials : Timber. Card. Paper. Metal. Rail and rigging material. Adhesives. Paints. 3. Research : Plans. Museums. Photographs.Books. Ship visiting. 4. Methods : Sequence. Preparation. Drawings. Hull c arving. Shavings. Banking. Bulwarks. Coppering. Painting. Deckhouses, windows and portholes. Bows and sterns. Wooden sailing ship deck fittings. Modern ship deck fittings. Minutiae. Carving. Rails, ladders, etc. Assembly. Masts, yards and derricks. Sails and flags. Rigging. 5. Cases : Setting. Glasscover and frame. Base moulding. Baseboard. plinth. Staining. Polishing. 6. The Models : Stirling Castle. Queen Elizabeth. Golden Hind. Cutty Sark. An glia and Cleopatra. Caronia. 12-Gun Brig. H.M.S. Prince. Thorina. 40-Gun Frigate. H.M.Y. Bluebottle. Lady Daphne. Scot. H.M.Y. Portsmouth. H.M.Y. Fubbs. Inkstamp, else very good in chipped dustjacket, with long tear across rear panel. 50.00

Title: Shipbuilding in Miniature. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: McNARRY, Donald

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 104960

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