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The Ship Model Builder's Assistant

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Indispensable for the serious model builder, this book offers hobbyists a true understanding of the masting, rigging, and most important fittings of American clipper ships and packet ships of the Great Age of Sail. It also represents a treasury of important information for naval and social historians, sailing enthusiasts, and students of Americana. Enhanced with over 270 c ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 1st 1988 by Dover Publications (first published June 21st 1982)
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This is a remarkably valuable reference book - not only for the wooden ship model builder, but also for anyone interested in the use of sailing ships and the equipment that was used on these ships. The author published this book originally in 1926, after having sailed in numerous ships over the previous four or five decades. Consequently, he brings a personal knowledge of both sailing on board sailing ships as well as experience as a model builder.

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