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How to Make Old-Time Ship Models - Edward W. Hobbs

Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1942, Hardback.
Condition: Good. An adequate reading copy only. Heavily faded at the spine. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards. Previous owners' inscription to the pastedown. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned but lacks the fold-out plan to the rear pocket.

2n edition, later impression. [First Edition: 1929] Illustrated with black and white photographs, 1 fold-out plan. From the cover: “Few things are more pleasing to the eye than a nicely made ship's model. For decorative purposes the mediaeval ships are particularly suited, and in this volume the author deals with this type of vessel. Pains have been taken so to simplify the instructions that the veriest tyro may get good value for the time expended on his first efforts. There are photographic details and plans of famous and beautiful old ships, so that amateur craftsmen may be able to choose their own design. With the vogue of model collecting so strong he will find ready admiration for his work.”

Size: 8½" x 5¾". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 208 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.