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Making Model Ships by  Lt. Commander J. H  R.H.; Craine - First Edition - 1957 - from Knickerbocker Books and

Making Model Ships

by Abbey, Staton; Carter, Alan N.; Warring, R.H.; Craine, Lt. Commander J. H

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good

London: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, 1957. 1957 First Edition. NEAR FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. Pages clean and supple; the only marking to book is a rubber stamped identification on title page of the American distributor of the book. Bound in orange red hardcover, title stamped in black on spine. Cover lightly edge rubbed, otherwise fine. Binding and hinges firm, intact and straight. Jacket is clean; front flap price clipped, edges lightly worn with a few small creases and short closed tears and there is some scuffing to the rear panel near outer edge. Four authors have contributed practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions for the novice modeler, from tools and equipment to hull construction, construction and design of speedboats, period ships, sail boats. racing models, twin-float hulls and other sea craft. Clear line illustrations and diagrams throughout plus 8 black & white photographic plates. 7-1/4 x 9-7/8". 80 pages plus photos. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
  • Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 005902
  • Title: Making Model Ships
  • Author: Abbey, Staton; Carter, Alan N.; Warring, R.H.; Craine, Lt. Commander J. H
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1957
  • Bookseller catalogs: Nonfiction; Sports & Recreation;



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