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The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships by  C. Nepean Longridge - Hardcover - 1980-01-01 - from Eyebrowse Books - MWABA (SKU: 180925006)

The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships

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The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships

by Longridge, C. Nepean

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  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good+/Very Good
ISBN 10
0870210777
ISBN 13
9780870210778
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Naval Institute Press, 1980-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Hardcover, 1981 8th Impression Naval institute Press 283 pages. Very Good+, in a VG DJ. Green cloth boards with gilt spine titles - corners sharp. Minor shelf/edge wear to DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. Fascinating book is the result of the author’s project of building a detailed museum model of the HMS Victory. (which is still on display in the Science Museum at South Kensington) Detailed descriptions help historians visualize certain tasks that sailors had to perform to keep a ship like this in good fighting trim. 76 excellent photographs, mostly of the HMS Victory, along with a few photos of other sailing warships that have been preserved. There are 12 plan drawings, many of which are fold outs, at 1/196 scale of the HMS Victory. Four pages about the history of the ship and her design start the ball rolling. Two main sections comprise the text of the book with 137 pages for the hull and 116 pages for the rigging. There are chapters for each deck, and six more chapters for each part of the rigging. This book also has almost 200 line drawings. If you enjoy Jack Aubrey, here is what he had to deal with in detail. Highly recommended. ISBN-0870210777. LOC SSS-15

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Bookseller
Eyebrowse Books - MWABA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
180925006
Title
The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships
Author
Longridge, C. Nepean
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0870210777
ISBN 13
9780870210778
Publisher
Naval Institute Press
Place of Publication
Annapolis, Md
Date published
1980-01-01

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We are an online, phone and snail mail bookseller.Our books don't need batteries or a license to read. Selling books on-line since 2004. CABS graduate in 2009. Member MWABA since 2013. Excellent customer service, quick shipping, and an assortment of great books. The majority of our inventory is non-fiction general stock with an emphasis on transportation (air, rail, auto), exploration, and military history. We also have hundreds of Vintage Paperbacks that are for the most part not listed online. Eyebrowse Books is always looking for and buying good quality books. We may be reached via e-mail, phone and snail mail. I sincerely appreciate all our customers, new as well as returning ones, and strive every day to present them the most interesting books I can find.

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