Ship Models : Sailing Ships and Small Craft. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BATHE, B.W.

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BATHE, B.W. Ship Models : Sailing Ships and Small Craft. A Science Museum Four-in-One-Book. London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966. First Edition. Pp (178). Illustrated. Square small 8vo, blue cloth. gilt lettering tofront board and spine. "Originally published as four separate booklets thi s combined edition shows a wide selection of ship models from the Science Museum?collection illustrating the development of the sailing ship and some of the very varied types of small craft of the world. The first plates illustrate the more important features in the progress of naval architecture from the Egyptian ship of 1300 B.C. to the sailing vessels of the late 19th century A.D. The remaining forty plates depict small craft models and show how the availability of material. local water and coast conditions and the purpose for which the craft were required have produced an extraordinary diversity of design, rig and decoration." (from the dj). Spine spotted, pennedname, else veyr good in rubbed and nicked, but unclipped, dustjacket. 25.0 0

Title: Ship Models : Sailing Ships and Small Craft. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: BATHE, B.W.

Categories: 82,

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 106103

Keywords: NAUTICAL MODELS BRITISH MODELLING,