by John Franklin.
Conway Maritime Press, 1989.
large format [30x25cm] 192 pages. ISBN 0851774547 .
fine copy in the dust-jacket, faded on the spine.
the first authoritative study of the Admiralty or Dockyard models of the 17th and 18th centuries, their background and purpose, and with a detailed analysis of their materials, construction techniques and decoration. a fine book, lavishly illustrated with photographs, drawings and plans, including a section of colour plates.