SHIP MODELS: THEIR PURPOSE AND DEVELOPMENT FROM 1650 TO THE PRESENT. Brian Lavery, Simon Stephens.

SHIP MODELS: THEIR PURPOSE AND DEVELOPMENT FROM 1650 TO THE PRESENT

Rotherfield, UK: Press of Sail Publications, 1995. Hardcover. 256 pp; comprehensive discussion of ship models and their uses, techniques of construction, craftsmen who made them, history of their collection and display and conservation. Sheds fresh light on the role of ship models in maritime history and celebrates the ship model as a remarkable and hitherto undervalue form of applied and decorative art. Book concludes with the first comprehensive catalogue of ship models in the collection of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Profusely illustrated with magnificent full-color photos and highly detailed b & w photos; has minor "ding" to upper right corner of dj extending to boards. Fine / fine. Item #71880
ISBN: 0948864338256pp;

Price: $197.97

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