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100 Jahre Theodor Zeise Hamburg-Altona Spezialfabrik fur Schiffsschrauben.

By: Anon.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: 1968,

Seller ID: 7121


unpaginated, 120pp, 32 tipped-in facsimiles, 13 colour illus, 107 illus, square format, a handsome production, decorated blue cloth. AJS: Specialist manufacturers of propellers. View more info

Two Centuries of Ship Building by the Scotts at Greenock [Second and Revised Edition].

By: Anon.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: 1920,

Seller ID: 7136


xviii + 192pp, photogravure frontis, colour illus, 3 photogravure plates (one double-page), 86 plates (with 117 photos and line illus), marbled endpapers, large format (28.5cm x 20.5cm), attractive half calf, green cloth with title on spine and front board, a handsome production. AJS: Founded in 1711 and one of the great shipbuilders through the 18th and 19th century. Built the first Dreadnought and the first submarine constructed on the Clyde. For the Merchant Service t... View more info

Build the Ships.

By: Anon.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1946,

Seller ID: 7961


63pp, 51 illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. SBS: The official story of the shipyards in WW2. View more info

The Shipbuilders Repository; or, a Treatise on Marine Architecture. Wherein are Contained the Principles of the Art, With the Theory and Practical Parts Fully Explained; And Every Instruction Required in the Building and Completing a Ship, of Every Class, from the Forming of the Draught, to the Launching into the Water. Calculated to the Capacity of Young Beginners: Compiled and Digested in a Manner Entirely New, and Laid Down Different from What has Hitherto Appeared on the Subject. The Whole Being Intended as a Complete Companion to Those Naval Architects, Desirous of Attaining a Competent Knowledge of That Important Art.

By: Anon. Cloth

Price: £150.00

Publisher: 1788 rp 1992, Limited ed 750 copies, Rotherfield,

Seller ID: 4137


(vi), iv + viii + 472 + iiipp, 15 large folding plans, attractive production,ûgreen cloth, large format (25cm x 21cm), dw, a very good copy. Catalogue of Books on Naval Architecture, European Magazine, 1792: Thisûbook contains dimensions of the ships of the Royal Navy, very exact withûsome judicious remarks on their property...the author intended adding aûdraught of each class. He was brought up in a Royal Yard, was veryûindustrious; but was discharged for copying d... View more info

The Shipbuilders Repository; or, a Treatise on Marine Architecture. Wherein are Contained the Principles of the Art, With the Theory and Practical Parts Fully Explained; And Every Instruction Required in the Building and Completing a Ship, of Every Class, from the Forming of the Draught, to the Launching into the Water. Calculated to the Capacity of Young Beginners: Compiled and Digested in a Manner Entirely New, and Laid Down Different from What has Hitherto Appeared on the Subject. The Whole Being Intended as a Complete Companion to Those Naval Architects, Desirous of Attaining a Competent Knowledge of That Important Art.

By: Anon. Leather

Price: £250.00

Publisher: 1788 rp 1992, in a limited edition of 50 copies, R

Seller ID: 9620


(vi), iv + viii + 472 + iiipp, 15 large folding plans, teg, large formatû(25cm x 21cm), coloured endpapers, attractive production, half calf withûmarbled paper over boards, a very good copy. Catalogue of Books on Naval Architecture, European Magazine, 1792: Thisûbook contains dimensions of the ships of the Royal Navy, very exact, withûsome judicious remarks on their property and an exact draught of an eightyûgun ship. The author intended adding a draught of each cla... View more info

Boat Building Simplified Being a Practical Guide to the "ASHCROFT" Method of Building Rowing, Sailing and Motor Boats.

By: Ashcroft (H.J.) & Austin (E.) Editor.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1947, 6th ed,

Seller ID: 6627


(vi), 61pp, frontis, 25 illus, 14 line illus, original pictorial paperûwrappers. Preface: This book was written to encourage and facilitate amateurûboat-building - to which end the author devoted a great part of his life. View more info

Building Britain's Wooden Walls The Barnard Dynasty C. 1697-1851.

By: Barnard (J.E.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1997,

Seller ID: 1803


(vi), 110pp, 66 ilus, 9 facsimiles, 6 plans, endpaper illus, large formatû(30cm x 21cm), dw. AJS: The author traces the history of four generations of the Barnardûfamily of shipbuilders from modest beginnings in Ipswich in the 1740s toûtheir demise on the River Thames in the 1830s.ûNB: Published by the author and an attractive production. View more info

Danske Orlogsskibe 1690-1860 Konstruktion og Dekoration.

By: Bjerg (H.C.) & Eriksen (J.)

Price: £295.00

Publisher: 1980, Copenhagen,

Seller ID: 3084


two volume set, large handsome format (43cm x 30cm), attractive decoratedûblue cloth, in original slipcase, title on front board (a large heavy set).û(1) Text, 205pp, 204 figs (71 in colour), endpaper illus. NB: With a 10ppûEnglish Language summary at the end of this volume.û(2) Plans, 91 plans (including 2 large foldouts), most plates highlightedûin colour, endpaper illus. AJS: A fine handsomely produced work.ûThis book describes the ships belonging to the navy of... View more info

Carving Figureheads & Other Nautical Designs.

By: Bridgewater (A.) & (G.)

Price: £15.95

Publisher: 1995, USA,

Seller ID: 401


176pp, 23 colour illus, 373 illus (mainly explanatory line illus), largeûformat, stiff paper covers. AJS: A modern guide to nautical woodcarving. View more info

B.I. Cables for Ship Wiring.

By: British Insulated Cables Ltd.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: ND 1930,

Seller ID: 7264


20pp, 7 illus, black silhouette of ship on green paper covers. SBS: Fitted out HMS Nelson and MV Britannic with cable, both shipsûillustrated in brochure. View more info

Observations on Chain Cables, by Brunton, Middleton, and Co., of the Commercial Road, London.

By: Brunton, Middleton & Co.,

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1815,

Seller ID: 8933


23pp, engraved frontis, with notes in a contemporary hand on rear of lastûpage, disbound pamphlet, as issued without wrappers. AJS: Published as an extract from the Philosophical Magazine for Octoberû1814. View more info

Stephen of Linthouse A Record of Two Hundred Years of Shipbuilding 1750-1950.

By: Carvel (J.L.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: 1950,

Seller ID: 5873


211pp, frontis, 18 colour, 36 illus, original black cloth. SBS: 200 years of the famous Scottish family of shipbuilders. This copy with a compliment slip from the Chairman & Board of Directors. View more info

Architectura Navalis Mercatoria.

By: Chapman (F.H. af)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: 1768 rp 1971,

Seller ID: 8673


102pp text, folding frontis, 62 fold-out plates printed on both sidesû(on tinted paper), the plates unfold to a size of 34.5cm x 45cm, text figs,ûlarge format (34.5cm x 25cm), handsome decorated brown cloth, in originalûdw. Bruzelius, page 57: This is a magnificent collection of plans of merchantûships, privateers, and pleasure craft comprising: First Class: tenûdraughts of frigate built ships of 1140 to 65 tons with ship, snow,ûschooner or sloop rigging; Second Cl... View more info

Steam Navigation and Its Relation to the Commerce of Canada and the United States.

By: Croil (J.)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: 1898, Toronto,

Seller ID: 3954


xiv + 381pp, frontis, 97 illus, front hinge slightly weak, original decorated brown cloth. AJS: With good coverage of Cunard and other North Atlantic steam companies. View more info

Anchors.

By: Curryer (B.N.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1999,

Seller ID: 2385


160pp, 80 photos, 170 line illus (many multi-view), stiff paper covers. AJS: An attractive modern study of the subject. View more info