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This is a second-hand hardcover book.

Condition: The dust jacket has writing indentations to the front, light creasing to the edges, surface rubbing, and fading to the spine area. There is light to medium bumping to the corners of the cover. Good percentage of the pages have light to medium age spotting; otherwise the pages are clean and bright. There is heavy age spotting to the edges of the compressed pages. The rest of the book has no faults.

The dimensions: 190 x 248 mm
Pages: 189
Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd
Publication date: 1978 first edition

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Scale Model Warships
Edited by John Bowen

A warship model - whether aircraft carrier, ironclad or submarine - presents special problems to the aspiring model maker. The hull form or superstructure is complex; the details of the guns, radar and electronic gear are difficult to obtain, and more difficult to represent; and there is usually a myriad of boats and deck fittings. Furthermore the lack of reliable reference is not the least difficulty facing the beginner and less-experienced.

Scale Model Warships, however, tackles these problems in a thorough but straightforward manner, moving from sources of information, through the construction of hull, deck and superstructure, to gun mountings and deck fittings. A chapter by an expert warship modeller covers each of these general topics, followed by sections specifically concerning miniature models, power-plant and radio control, and plastic kits, concluding with a detailed bibliography.

Over 120 plans and diagrams, and 150 photos - carefully chosen for their reference value - completes a book that will prove invaluable to anyone modelling twentieth century warships.

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