More Miniature Merchant Ships
By (author) John Bowen
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More Miniature Merchant Ships by John Bowen
Book DescriptionJohn Bowen brings his knowledge and expertise of waterline ship modelling to a second volume of 'Miniature Merchant Ships', including examples such as Haverford (1901), Carpathia (1903), Oronsay (1925) and Braemar Castle (1952). The book opens with a section giving advice on initial preparations -- finding and using plans, suitable materials and tools. This section also presents an alphabetical list of the principal fittings on a ship (those that would be included on this type of model) -- hatches, winches, capstans, anchors, etc -- with details and diagrams on how to make them. Section II comprises 30 sets of plans of ships built between 1900 and 1969. These are accompanied with at least one photograph of the ship, a full specification, brief history, and notes on essential constructional details, including colour scheme. Readers will recognise the authoritative yet approachable style John has brought to several ship modelling titles, which will appeal to both beginners and more experienced modellers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780851779362
(252mm x 192mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Conway Maritime Press Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Bowen
Barchester Towers, Paperback (October 2014)
Barchester Towers (1857) was the book that made Trollope's reputation and it remains his most popular and enjoyable novel. The arrival of a new bishop in Barchester sets the town in turmoil: who will come out on top in the battle between the archdeacon, the bishop, Mr Slope, and Mrs Proudie?
Shipwright, Hardback (May 2013)
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Phineas Redux, Paperback (November 2011)
When Phineas Finn returns from Ireland to the parliamentary fray, his political advancement is complicated by his romantic relations with three powerful women; his very life is at stake when he is accused of murder. The fourth of Trollope's Palliser novels, Phineas Redux is a spellbinding achievement, and the first modern 'media' novel.
Shipwright, 2011, Hardback (November 2010)» View all books by John Bowen
The second edition of a new, full-colour annual focusing on all facets of 'scratch-built' model shipbuilding, as well as related articles on restoration, archaeology, historical research and marine art.
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Author Biography - John Bowen
John Bowen is the author of several acclaimed titles for Conway Maritime Press and has been at the helm of Model Shipwright since its launch in 1972. His editorial experience and depth of knowledge have been key to its ongoing success.
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