by Jean Boudriot.
Jean Boudriot Publications, 1990.
large format hardback [32x24cm]. 70 pages of text + plans. ISBN 2903178240.
fine condition in the dust-jacket, slightly worn at top of spine.
a fine book of use both to the naval historian and model-maker. the illustrated text is followed by a series of five fine 1/48 scale folding plans, and this copy contains the spare set of plans, loosely inserted at the end of the book. English edition, translated by David Roberts. La Jacinthe was one of eleven schooners built for the French navy to the designs of the shipwright J.-F. Delamoriniere during 1823 and 1824, and as well as describing this ship, the book also provides a detailed historical background to the schooners of the French navy.