By: ISARD, A. P., Captain. MARSHALL, Percival, foreword
David McKay, Philadelphia, 1939,:
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ISARD, A. P., Captain. The Model Shipbuilder's Manual of Fittings and Guns.With a foreword by Percival Marshall. Philadelphia: David McKay, [n.d. - 1 939]. Presumed first American printing. Pp 327, frontis.+ 2 leaves of plates. Text illustrations throughout. 8vo, blue cloth. A text on motor boat modelling. Chapters : 1. Preliminary; 2. Tools, Moulds and Jigs; 3. Electrolysis; 4. Materials, Finishing, and Polishing; 5. The A.B.C. of Ship and Steamer Fittings [the bulk of the book, pp.47-203]; 6. Early History; 7. The Carronade; 8. The Truck and Long Gun; 9. The Rifled Gun; 10. Elementary Theory... View More...