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Sottotitolo: classic ships no. 2 – their history and how to model them

Autore: noel c. l. hackney

Editore: patrick stephens limited (psl)

ISBN: 0850590582

1 disponibili (ordinabile)

1 disponibili (ordinabile)


Raro esemplare della prima edizione di Patrick Stephens Ltd (in associazione con Airfix Products Ltd) del 1970 in ottimo stato di conservazione. In-8, legatura editoriale con copertina rigida cartonata illustrata a colori (con qualche segno del tempo ai tagli); 80 pp., con risguardi azzurri illustrati in nero e numerose illustrazioni e fotografie in nero nel testo.

Dall’introduzione: […] This book is the second in a new dual-purpose series. It is hoped that the true ship enthusiasts will learn something from it, and that model makers will benefit by being able to produce replicas that are a definite cut above the average. Additionally, it may encourage those sailing ship enthusiasts to become model makers, and vice versa.

The most effective way to build an accurate model is to do it in the same order as that used by the original builders. This is the basis of the system detailed in this book […].

[…] The difficulty is that all contemporary records […] are in what is often called Old Style dates, that is the actual dates of the calendar applying at the time they were written. […] For this book, therefore, I have kept to the Old Style dates throughout, listing them exactly as they appear in the contemporary records, since after all those were the actual dates used by the Pilgrims and the Mayflower crew. […]