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1 Adams, Adams Racing Yachts Done in Cork Models

New York: E. P. Dutton 1930, 4th. How to make racing yachts out of cork for boys and girls who love to make things. No dust jacket, 12mo in red cloth, line drawings, slightly rubbed, no marks, clean and tight, Fair. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 Anderson, R. C. Seventeenth Century Rigging

London: Percival Marshal and Company, Ltd. 1955, 1st printing. Anderson presents a re-issue of his acclaimed handbook for model makers, 'The Rigging of Ships in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast.' No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 9 b&w photos, 23 foldout line drawings, index, 146pp, light shelf-wear, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/-. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 anonymous Bill of Material for One Ship

Annotated list of 100 chandlery items (chain plates, stays, shrouds, blocks, etc.) for an unnamed freighter, with two drawings (deck and profile) of the vessel showing locations of each item. Single sheet 22x17 folded in eight, printed on one side, some age darkening but no marks or tears, Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Avery, Frederick Catalogue of the Rogers Collection of Ship Models

Annapolis: U. S. Naval Institute 1954, 1st printing. Avery presents a catalog of 108 ship models collected by Henry Huddleston Rogers and bequeathed to the U.S. Naval Academy in 1935. No dust jacket, 4to in blue denim with color plate pasted down on front board, 107 b&w plates on coated paper, 116pp, exterior lightly rubbed, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Bathe Ship Models #2: Sailing Ships from 1700

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1964. SOFT cover, 6x6, 20pp, color plates, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Battson, R. K. Period Ship Modelling

Kings Langely UK: Model & Allied Publications [1949] 1975, 7th printing. Construction notes, illustrated for building an Elizabethan galleon. SOFT cover, 12mo, 65 diagrams, clean with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Biddlecombe, George Art of Rigging, The

Salem MA: Marine Research Society 1925. Containing an explanation of term and phrases and the progressive method of rigging expressly adapted for sailing ships. No dust jacket, blue cloth, no marks, clean and tight, near Fine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8 Biddlecombe, George Art of Rigging, The

New York: Edward W. Sweetman 1974 reprint, 2nd printing thus. Subtitled: containing an explanation of terms and phrases and the progressive method of rigging expressly adapted for sailing ships, with quantities and dimensions of the standing and running rigging for various types of vessels. No dust jacket, 8vo in brown buckram, 17 plates, 30 charts, no marks, contents as new, Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Bowen From Carrack to Clipper

London: Halton and Truscott Smith 1927. A survey of the various types of sailing vessels, as exemplified by notable ship models, with numerous plates, some in full color. Dust jacket badly chipped and torn with tape repairs, 4to rebound in blue cloth with gilt titles on front board, profusely illustrated, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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10 Bowen, Frank C. From Carrack to Clipper

London: Halton and Truscott Smith 1927. A survey of the various types of sailing vessels, as exemplified by notable ship models, with numerous plates, some in full color. No dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, illustrated with 66 b&w plates, heavy stock, a few pages of index and adverts foxed, all plats clear, 66pp of text, spine sunned, overall Fair/-. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Bowness, Edward Four-Masted Barque, The

London: Percival Marshall 1955, 1st edition. A description of the variations in the four-masted barque as a type, with sufficient information about the Archibald Russell to enable the modeler to construct a correct copy. No dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, 88 line drawings (including 2 tri-folds, 1 tri-fold doubled, 1 four-fold), 44 plates, table of dimensions, owner's name on front endpaper o/w contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Campbell Jackstay

Bogota NJ: Model Shipways Company 1962, 10th printing. Being an aid to understanding the simple mysteries of old ship design and evolution, salted with definition and reason, toward better translation into life-like models. SOFT cover, 4to saddle-stitched, some soil and stains on cover, profusely illustrated throughout with line drawings, 59pp, contents clean and tight, Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Campbell, George Jackstay

Bogota NJ: Model Shipways Company 1962, 1st printing. Being an aid to understanding the simple mysteries of old ship design and evolution, salted with definition and reason, toward better translation into life-like models. SOFT cover, 4to saddle-stitched, profusely illustrated throughout with line drawings, 59pp, very light soil on rear cover, contents clean and tight, no marks, Very Good+. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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14 Cannenburg Platen-Album

Amsterdam: Nederlandsch Historisch Scheepvart Museum, 1935. 60 plates of ship models, maps, paintings and other maritime art. Flexible covers, oblong 11x9, 58pp, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Chapelle Fulton's Steam Battery: Blockship and Catamaran

Washington DC: Smithsonian reprint from US National Museum Bulletin #240 Paper #39, 1964. Design and description of a unique vessel with b&w photos. SOFT cover, 8.5x11, 37pp, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Chapelle, Howard I. Fulton's Steam Battery: Blockship and Catamaran

Washington DC: Smithsonian reprint from US National Museum Bulletin #240 Paper #39, 1964. Design and description of a unique vessel with b&w photos. SOFT cover, 8.5x11, 37pp, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Crabtree, August Crabtree Collection of Miniature Ships, The

Newport News VA: The Mariners Museum 1969, 1st edition. SIGNED by the author beside his photo on page 4. Notes and b&w photos of 15 water vessels over the centuries, from a raft to an 1840 sidewheeler. SOFT cover, oblong 8vo (11x8.5), 17 b&w photos, 39pp, no marks, light soil and rubbing, contents clean with no marks, overall quite a Good copy of a scarce signed copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Davis Built-Up Ship Model, The

New York: Edward Sweetman 1966 reprint of 1933 edition. No dust jacket, bookplate on inside front endpaper, no marks, VG to Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Davis Ship Model Builder's Assistant

Salem MA: Marine Research Society 1926, Publication No. 12, 1st edition. Follow-up to Ship Models: How to Build Them, devoted to rigging, masts, and deck furniture, illustrated with 279 line drawings. No dust jacket, blue cloth slightly rubbed, rust stains from paper clips mar several pages in outer margins but no matter obscured, o/w clean and tight, stains prevent overall rating higher than Good+, else a near fine copy of a modeling classic. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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20 Davis, Charles Ship Model Builder's Assistant, The

Mineola NY: Dover Publications [1926] 1988 reprint edition. Followup to 'Ship Models: How to Build Them,' devoted to rigging, masts, and deck furniture, illustrated with 279 line drawings. SOFT cover, 8vo professionally rebound with plastic comb, 279 line drawings, preface and appendix, index, 288pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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