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NELSON'S SHIPS: A HISTORY OF THE VESSELS IN WHICH HE SERVED 1771 - 1805
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 1819503
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The definitive journey through the ships of Nelson's Navy by the Keeper and Curator of HMS Victory. Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0851777422. Previous owner's small ownership label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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FRIGATES OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS
Written by Robert Gardiner.
Stock no. 1819324
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An in-depth history of the sailing navy's most popular and charismatic ship type at the height of its development. Large format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 186176135X. Small previous owner's label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE ARMING AND FITTING OF ENGLISH SHIPS OF WAR 1600-1815
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1819115
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, illustrations and plans. ISBN: 0851774512. Text block browned. Top edge of pictorial dustwrapper is browned.

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THE CONSTRUCTION AND FITTING OF THE SAILING MAN OF WAR 1650-1850
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 2132430
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Every aspect of the building process is covered and for the modelmaker and technical historian this book will answer most, if not all, of their questions. Large format. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. 276 Pages. ISBN: 0851773265. Spine bumped. Light page-edge browning else contents fine. Wrapper browned at edges.

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CAMMELL LAIRD
Written by Ian Collard.
Stock no. 1816634
Published by Tempus. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

A voyage of discovery with absorbing captions to over 160 b/w photos of the vessels at Cammell Laird and the yard itself. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0752432672.

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ELECTRIC WELDING IN SHIPBUILDING
Written by W. Heigh; D.M. Kerr; et al.
Stock no. 2127070
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1944. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine and blind title to front cover. A series of lectures given at Stow College, Glasgow. By authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. B/w diagrams and photos. Bumping along cover edges. A few marks to covers. Some foxing.

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THE SHIPS OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
Written by Xavier Pastor.
Stock no. 2122876
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Santa Maria, Nina, and Pinta. A complete anatomy of the ships in words, photographs and drawings. Tan boards, b/w photos, detailed line drawings. 118 pages. Anatomy of the Ship Series. ISBN: 0851775853. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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THE BOMB VESSEL GRANADO 1742
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 2122874
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st USA 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Slightly oblong format. Anatomy of the Ship Series. Contains superbly executed line drawings - the conventional 3-view type of plan as well as explanatory perspective views with fully descriptive keys. ISBN: 0870211781. Light bumping to corners. Contents are excellent. Some fading to wrapper spine.

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FROM TREE TO SEA THE BUILDING OF A WOODEN STEAM DRIFTER
Written by Ted Frost. Illustrated by Ted Frost.
Stock no. 2122869
Published by Terence Dalton Limited. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. B/w illustrations. Revised edition. ISBN: 0861380339. Wrapper is edge-creased with 1" closed tear to bottom edge of front panel.

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BUILDING BRITAIN'S WOODEN WALLS: THE BARNARD DYNASTY C. 1697-1851
Written by John E. Barnard.
Stock no. 1813136
Published by Anthony Nelson Ltd.. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of four generations of the Barnard family of shipbuilders from modest beginnings in Ipswich in the 1740s to their demise on the River Thames in the first quarter of the nineteenth century. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 110 pages. ISBN: 0904614638. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine.

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DREAM SHIPS
Written by Maurice Griffiths.
Stock no. 2119251
Published by Conway Maritime Press; International Marine Publishing. 2nd 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

2nd edition. Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams and illustrations. ISBN: 0851770762. Spine and cover edges are faded. Inscription in ink to front endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and a few small tears/nicks.

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NAVAL SHIPBUILDERS OF THE WORLD
Written by Robert J. Winklareth.
Stock no. 2114731
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

From the Age of Sail to the Present Day. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 186176121X.

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