A Compleat Theory of the Construction and Properties of Vessels, with practical conclusions for the management of ships,made easy to navigators – Leonhard Euler
London, printed for P.Elmsley, 1776
A Historical Survey of the Boiler Makers’ and Iron and Steel Ship Builders Society
from August 1834 to August 1904. with a brief sketch of the life and work of its leading officials; comparisons between boilermaking, shipbuilding, and bridgebuilding in the early days of its history and in modern times; and interesting arbitration awards and agreements
A Maritime History of Bath, Maine, and the Kennebec River Region – William Avery Baker
Baker, William Avery
Bath, Maine, 1973
A Treatise on Marine and Naval Architecture, or theory and practice blended in Ship Building John W. Griffiths
by John W. Griffiths
New York, Appleton & Company, 1854
covering the whole range of shipbuilding, with chapters dedicated to the history of shipbuilding, building ocean steamers, coasting, and river vessels, warships, yachts, etc.
the 4th edition, considerably enlarged from earlier editions, and complete with the tinted frontispiece depicting the paddle-stamer Georgia, and the series of blue-print style plates
Address to the Institution of Civil Engineers [photo-copy]
by Sir William H. White
a photo-copy of the 169 page address given by Sir William White on taking over as President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
bound in card covers.
contains a vast amount of useful information on shipbuilding, warship design, naval architecture, etc. in the later 19th century.
An Universal Dictionary of the Marine – William Falconer
London, printed for T.Cadell, 1784
Analysis of the Isherwood System of Ship Construction
New York, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1919.
29 page article from the Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, plus a series of 8 plates of folding plans, etc.
Beardmore, the history of a Scottish industrial giant
Hume & Moss
Birth of the Battleship, British Capital Ship design 1870-1881
by John Beeler
a fresh insight into the period often seen as the ‘dark ages’ of British warship design.