The Sailing Frigate: A History in Ship Models download free [PDF and Ebook] by Robert Gardiner

The Sailing Frigate: A History in Ship Models download free [PDF and Ebook] by Robert Gardiner year 2016
  • Book name: The Sailing Frigate: A History in Ship Models
  • Author: Robert Gardiner
  • Release date: 2016/4/3
  • Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781848322950
  • Rating: 9.63 of 10
  • Votes: 81
  • Review by: Ensley Capps
  • Review rating: 9.49 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/16
  • Total pages: 128
  • Includes a PDF summary of 13 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world, many of which are official, contemporary artefacts made by the craftsmen of the navy or the shipbuilders themselves, and ranging from the mid seventeenth century to the present day. As such they represent a three-dimensional archive of unique importance and authority. Treated as historical evidence, they offer more detail than even the best plans, and demonstrate exactly what the ships looked like in a way that even the finest marine painter could not achieve. This book is the first of a series which will take selections of the best models to tell the story of specific ship types - in this case, the evolution of the cruising ship under sail. Each volume reproduces a large number of model photos, all in full colour, and including many close-up and detail views. These are captioned in depth, but many are also annotated to focus attention on interesting or unusual features. Although pictorial in emphasis, the book weaves the pictures into an authoritative text, producing an unusual and attractive form of technical history.While the series will be of particular interest to ship modellers, all those with an interest in ship design and development will attracted to the in-depth analysis of these beautifully presented books.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 6H53M52S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Ships & Shipping, Carving & Modelling, Moulding & Casting, Ship Design & Naval Architecture, Military & Naval Ships
  • Available formats: WORD, DOC, TIFF, EPUB, TXT, TXTz, ODT, PDF. Compressed in ZIP, ACE, EML, TBZ2, RPM, RAR, TAR.7Z
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.23 USD
  • Dimensions: 186x246x10.16mm
  • Weight: 408.23g
  • Printed by: Seaforth Publishing
  • Published in: Barnsley, United Kingdom
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