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A MODELER'S GUIDE TO ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL SHIPS TO 1650
Written by A. Richard Mansir.
Stock no. 2122905
Published by Airlife. Circa 1981. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. A Moonraker Publication. Colour and b/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0940620057. Some scuffing and wear to spine. Foxing to outer page edges.

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SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON
Written by Peter C. Jackson; Juliana Horatia Ewing; Ronald Smedley.
Stock no. 1506858
Published by Pollock's Toy Theatres Ltd.. 1972. Almost very good condition.

Designed and adapted by Jackson from the original toy theatre play of 1847 together with another version by Ewing and an introduction by Smedley. 10 x 7.75". Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. A model theatre to cut out and make. Top of spine split with tear causing flap. Wear to base of spine and corners. Covers lightly browned with a few small marks. Small amount of erased writing to top of title page. Model unused, pages browned to verso.

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PAPER MODELLING FOR SIX-YEAR-OLDS
Written by Clare Craig.
Stock no. 1506813
Published by A. Brown & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Beige stiff card wraps with dark blue titles and diagrams. 6.75 x 8.25". B/w frontis. Instructions and diagrams to make simple furniture and buildings. 31 pages plus publication list. Covers grubby with some marks and browning. Wear to spine and corners. A couple of ink blots, some fingermarks and small marks to contents. Small amount of foxing from binding thread to centre pages.

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THE CORONATION CUT-OUT MODEL BOOK
Written by C.K. Shaw.
Stock no. 1506677
Published by Odhams Press Ltd.. Very good condition.

Story of the Coronation with complete instructions for assembling these attractive models of Buckingham Palace, Coronation Procession and Westminster Abbey. Large oblong format, 8.5 x 14.5", red cloth spine, cardwraps, pictorial front cover. 22 pages printed on one side only. Edge wear to spine and covers, small corner creases. Pen mark/scratch across middle part of front cover. Rear cover lightly browned with a couple of small marks. Contents are complete and unused but have some browning.

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MILLS AND BIG WHEELS
Written by Peter Firmin. Illustrated by Peter Firmin.
Stock no. 2121991
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Make it Work! Series. Easy-to-make working models powered by wind, sand and water. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713636238. Light bumping to spine. A few marks to outer page edges.

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SCALE MODEL ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS AND HOW TO MODEL THEM
Written by E. Jackson-Stevens.
Stock no. 2118825
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0715354809. Damp marking along top edges of covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing.

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THE LIVING MODEL RAILWAY
Written by Robert Powell Hendry.
Stock no. 2117793
Published by Silver Link Publishing. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Developing, operating and enjoying your layout. B/w photos. ISBN: 185794027X. A little bumping to spine, some light wear to covers. Wrapper is price-cut with fading to spine and some edge-creasing.

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PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MODEL RAILROADING
Written by Linn H. Westcott; Richard H. Wagner.
Stock no. 1606948
Published by Kalmbach Books. 10th 1976. Very good condition.

Tenth printing. Large format. Card wraps. ISBN: 0890245169.

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THE SHIP BOOK 1844-1944
Written by J. Reason.
Stock no. 2115237
Published by The Livingstone Press. 1st 1944. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial front cover. Includes stories, games, poems and models etc. A few marks to covers. Bumping to corners and spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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NOAH'S ARK
Written by Jasper Dimond. Illustrated by Jasper Dimond.
Stock no. 1313650
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

A book and press-out model. Large oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0241109663. Spine and corners slightly bumped. The book originally came in a slipcase but this is missing. Contents are fine and unused.

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TRIBUTE BY TROPHY
Written by Rex Hays. Illustrated by Rex Hays.
Stock no. 1808965
Published by MacGibbon & Kee. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author's own story of his two dominant interests: motor racing and model making. Black boards, title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. Small name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to text block. Contents clean. B/w dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and price-cut.

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POWER DRIVEN SHIP MODELS
Written by A.D. Trollope.
Stock no. 1603375
Published by Percival Marshall And Co Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Wrapper is creased and chipped, and in two pieces (torn through front panel).

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