Sailing Ships, Their History and Development as Illustrated by the collection of Ship-Models in the Science Museum
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His Majesty's Stationary Office.
Good, soft cover good for age apart from spine which is faded with a small tear at top. Printed pages, photographs and diagrams all good and unmarked.
1948 third edition reprint of 1932 first edition.
Illustrated with 38 black and white photographic plates and 11 drawings within the text. 115pp.
Part one, "Historical Notes." (Part two contains a list of exhibits with descriptions.) Spanning the earliest Mediterranean ships to the decline of sail in the late 19th century, this history is illustrated by the extensive collection of model ships in the Science Museum.