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Model Boats Bibliography

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The Boats of the "Glen Carrig", byWilliam Hope Hodgson (FREE)


The Boy's Book of Boats (1868) by William H. G. Kingston (FREE)



Boys' Book of Model Boats, by Raymond Francis Yates (FREE)


The boy's own book of boats: With Complete Instructions [on] how to Make Sailing Models (1868) William Henry Giles Kingston (FREE)


The forms of ships and boats: Hints experimentally derived on some of the ... By William Bland (FREE)


Knots, Splices and Rope Work (FREE)


The Life-Boat; or Journal of the National Life-Boat Institution (FREE)


Man on the Ocean by R.M. Ballantyne. [1874] (FREE)


The Migrations of an American Boat Type, by Howard I. Chapelle


Men, Women, and Boats, by Stephen Crane


Model boat building, edited by F. J. Camm (FREE)


The Model Dockyard Handy-Book edited by Joseph Lawrence (FREE)


Models of ships and boats (1913) by Reisner, George Andrew (FREE)


Model making, including workshop practice, design and construction... Yates, Raymond F. ed. (FREE)


Model sailing boats, their design, building and sailing, by Hobbs, Edward W. (FREE)


Model yachts and model yacht sailing, how to build, rig. and sail a self-acting model yacht (1880) by James E. Walton (FREE)


The sailing boat: a description of English and foreign boats By Henry Coleman Folkard (FREE)


The Sailor's Word-Book: An Alphabetical Digest Of Nautical Terms, [1867?].


Submarine Warfare of To-day, by Charles W. Domville-Fife


The Submarine Boys on Duty Life of a Diving Torpedo Boat by Victor G. Durham


A Treatise on the Construction, Rigging & Handling of Model Yachts, Ships & Steamers, with ... (1883) by Tyrrel E. Biddle (FREE)



FREE Nautical Stories


Adrift in a Boat, by W. H. G. Kingston


The Call of the South, by Louis Becke


The Cannibal Islands, by R. M. Ballantyne


The Ebbing of the Tide, by Louis Becke


Foster's Letter of Marque, by Louis Becke


Frank on a Gun-Boat, by Harry Castlemon


A House-Boat on the Styx, by John Kendrick Bangs


The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne [1872?].


A Narrative Of The Mutiny, by Lieutenant William Bligh


Navy Boys Behind the Big Guns, by Halsey Davidson


Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome [1889?].


The U-boat hunters, by James B. Connolly


The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy", by John MacGregor, 1893.


Boat Modelling Books by Vic Smeed


Boat modelling: an introduction to the fast growing hobby of model boating. Vic E Smeed King's Langley, Eng. : Model and Allied Publishers, 1956.


Boat modelling. Vic Ernest Smeed, Argus Books, 1985.


Introducing Radio Control Model Boats. V E Smeed, Hemel Hempstead: Argus Books, 1983. There is an updated 1996 edition.


Model Ships. V E Smeed, London: Hamlyn, 1979.


Model Yachting. V E Smeed, Rickmansworth (P. O. Box 6, Rickmansworth, Herts. WD3 4RE) : The author, 1977.


Power model boats. V E Smeed, Kings Langley: Model and Allied Publications, 1976.


Radio control for model boats. Philip Connolly; V E Smeed, Hemel Hempstead : Model & Allied Publications, 1970.


Scale model ships. V E Smeed, Argus Books, 1988.


Simple model yachts. V E Smeed, Hemel Hempstead: Model & Allied Publications, [1970]


The world of model ships. V E Smeed, Secaucus, N. J. : Chartwell Books, 1979.


Books and Journals on Boat Modelling


What follows is the most comprehensive list of books and magazines I could manage on ship or boat models. Some of these books are quite obscure and impossibly hard to find. The list is by title. Listings without an author are usally journals or magazines. They are mostly at the end. If there are several editions to a book, I listed the most recent.

0 Russell Potts. 100 years of the 10 rater rule London: Curved Air, 1990.

Arnold Kriegstein. 17th and 18th century ship models from the Kriegstein Collection Piermont, N. Y : Pier Books ; Florence, Or. : Dupont Communications, 2007.

Jim Newman. 250 great R/C marine tips [Wilton, CT : Air Age, 1991]

Portia A Takakjian. 32 gun frigate Essex: building a plank-on-frame model Cedarburg, Wis. : Phoenix Publications, 1985.

Bassett-Lowke. A catalogue of model ships. Northampton [Eng.] : Bassett-Lowke, ltd., 1927.

Kelvin Holmes. A guide to waterline model ships. Malvern : Traplet, 2010.

A W Schairbaum. A marine glossary: for the ship modeler. Granbury, Tex. : AWS Creations, 1991.

William Hovgaard. A model of the Christianus Quintus, first three-decker in the Danish navy. [Cambridge, Mass., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1930]

A Richard Mansir. A modeller's guide to rigging. Dana Point, CA (24452B Alta Vista, Dana Point 92629) : Moonraker Publications, 1981.

Winthrop Pratt. A notebook for ship model builders. Fort Lee, N. J. : Model Shipways, 1950

George P B Naish; National Ma. A picture book of ship-models, London, H. M. Stationery Off., 1953.

Henry Bridenbecker; A Richard. A scratch modeler's log. Fallbrook, Calif. : Aero Publishers, 1984.

John Lewis. A ship modeller's logbook. London, P. Marshall [1950]

John Langford Bowen. A ship modelmaker's manual. New York: Arco Pub., 1982.

Tyrrel E Biddle. A treatise on the construction, rigging, & handling of model yachts, ships & steamers: with remarks on cruising & racing yachts, and the management of open boats: also lines for various models and a cutter yacht London: Norie & Wilson, 1883.

Brian King. Advanced ship modelling. Poole, Dorset: Special Interest Model Books, 2003, 2000.

Arthur Ward. Airfix : celebrating 50 years of the greatest modelling kits in the world London: Collins, 2003.

Trevor Pask. Airfix kits Oxford: Shire, 2010.

Charles Chapman. All about ships: and the way to make models of them. The life and duties of a sailor; with illustrations in section of a China clipper of 1869, and description of her outfit and cargo. Also, A dictionary of modern sea terms [London]: Printed and sold by Edward Colyer ... and by the Author, [1869]

V R Grimwood. American ship models and how to build them. New York, Bonanza Books [1942]

John R Stevens. An account of the construction and embellishment of old time ships Toronto: The Author, 1949.

Hans Jürgen Hansen; E H H. Art and the seafarer; a historical survey of the arts and crafts of sailors and shipwrights. New York, Viking Press [1968]

Francis E Bowker. Atlantic four-master: the story of the schooner Herbert L. Rawding, 1919-1947 Mystic, Conn. : Mystic Seaport Museum, 1986.

Donald C Peabody. Ballast determination from a model sailboat [S. I.] : [SNAME], [19--]

David Thomas. Basics of radio control power boat modeling. Milwaukee, WI: Kalmbach Books, 1981.

Mike Ashey. Basics of ship modeling: the illustrated guide Waukesha, WI: Kalmbach Books, 2000.

Derek Head. Bassett-Lowke: waterline ship models London: Golden Age Editions, 1996.

Harold H Payson. Boat modeling the easy way: a scratch builder's guide Camden, Me. : International Marine/McGraw Hill, 1993.

Harold H Payson. Boat modeling with Dynamite Payson. Camden, Me.: International Marine Pub. Co., 1989.

Glynn Guest. Boat modelling made easy!. Argus, 1990.

Conant H Emmons. Bottled ships and other objects: their history and usage, including some unusual models. Lusby, Md., Ship in Bottle Press, 1969]

Ronald C Roush. Bottling ships & houses. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Tab Books, 1985.

E Eckert; S D Sharma; Society. Bow bulbs for slow, full-form ships, New York, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1973.

Geoffrey Swinford. Laird Clowes. British fishing and coastal craft; historical review and descriptive catalogue, London, H. M. Stationery Off., 1937.

E W White; Science Museum. British fishing-boats and coastal craft. London: H. M. S. O., 1973.

Alan Rose. Build your own Titanic. New York: Putnam, 1981.

Mike Ashey. Building & detailing scale model ships: the complete guide to building, detailing, scratchbuilding, and modifying scale model ships Waukesha, WI : Kalmbach Books, 1996.

H S Coleman; L V Price. Building a galleon. London : Modelcraft, [194-?]

Philip Reed; Michael Wall. Building a miniature Navy board model. Barnsley, Great Britain: Seaforth Publishing; Annapolis, Md.: published and distributed in the United States of America and Canada by Naval Institute Press, 2009.

James Tate. Building a model of the Flying Cloud. Mineola, N. Y. : Model Ship Supply Co., 1929

Raymond F Biggs. Building a ship in a bottle. Milwaukee : Bruce Pub. Co., 1958.

William Mowll. Building a working model warship: HMS Warrior 1860 Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 1997.

George F Campbell. Building and detailing model sailing ships: an aid to understanding and modelling the structures and fittings of the sailing ships of yesteryear Watford: Model and Allied Publications, 1978.

Walter A Musciano; Ron Moult. Building and operating model ships. London: Hale, 1976.

Walter A Musciano. Building and sailing model boats. New York, McBride [1954]

Richard V Humphrey. Building fiberglass ship models from scratch. Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.: Tab Books, 1981.

A Neely Hall. H B Saunders. Building miniature airship models, [Denver, "Boy stuff" publications, 1928]

Paul N Hasluck. Building model boats: including sailing and steam vessels: with numerous engravings and diagrams Bradley, IL : Lindsay Publications, 2001.

Kent Porter. Building model ships from scratch. Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. : G/L Tab Books, 1977.

Peter Beisheim. Building model warships of the iron and steel eras. Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 2002.

Ron McCarthy. Building plank-on-frame ship models. London: Conway Maritime Press, 1994.

George B Douglas; Joseph T Hi. Building ship models: patterns and instructions for a clipper ship and a whaler. Mineola, N. Y. : Dover Publications, 1998.

James Dodds; James Moore. Building the wooden fighting ship New York, N. Y. : Facts on File Publications, 1984.

P C Coker. Building warship models; a comprehensive guide to building fine models of modern warships. Charleston, S. C., CokerCraft [1974]

Geoffrey Heath Deason. Cardboard ship models. Hemel Hempstead: Model and Allied Publications, 1972.

Bill Short. Carving ornamentation for ship models: rotary power carving techniques Thornhill, Ont. : B. Short, 2002.

Edward W Paget-Tomlinson. Catalogue of British and Dutch fishing vessels Liverpool (England) : [s. n.], 1958.

Peter Adams. Clipper ships done in cork models, New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., inc. [1929]

B Migchelsen. Common sense boat and boat model building for city dwellers. Dorval, Quebec : B. Migchelsen, 1998-

C G Davis; Ship Studio. Constellation: 36-gun U. S. frigate built in Baltimore, 1797 Cazenovia, N. Y. : Ship Studio, [1935]

Peter Adams. Cork ships and how to make them New York, E. P. Dutton & company, [1934] [1928]

David R MacGregor. David MacGregor plans: authentic scale plans, 1989-1990 London : David MacGregor, 1989.

Erik A R Ronnberg. Directions & sequence of construction for the kit of the Kate Cory, whaling brig: built Westport, Massachusetts, 1856 [Bogota, N. J.] : Model Shipways Co., 1972.

Norman Boyd. Discovering ship models. Tring, Shire Publications, 1971.

Roger Weare Bragdon. Down-easter: building a model of the Benjamin F. Packard. Manchester, Me., Falmouth Pub. House [1954]

Ken Ginn. Electronic projects for model boats. Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire : Argus Books, 1990.

A G Vercoe. English warships in the days of sail; a brief historical guide for model makers. London, P. Marshall & co. limited, 1933.

Clayton Feldman. Fair American: 18 century war brig: building a plank-on-frame model Cedarburg, Wis. : Phoenix Publications, 1986.

Jerker Rönnberg. Fair American 1780. 18th Century war brig. Sketches & text : instructions for constructing a model of the Revolutionary War brig from a Model Shipways kit, with information applicable to similar contemporary vessels, including advice to beginners and subtle points for the experienced Bogota, N. J. : Model Shipways Co., 1978.

Tom Gorman. Finishing scale ship models: detailing and painting techniques Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, 2006.

George S Parker. Five historic ships: from plan to model. Centreville, Md.: Cornell Maritime Press, 1980.

Lester Abbey; George Richards. Fletcher class destroyers. London: Chatham, 2007.

Roger Chesneau. Fletcher class destroyers London: Chatham, 2005.

Jim Roberts; Gwenan Wilbur et al. Flotilla :a felicitious meeting of art and water: springtime in Chicago [Chicago, IL : Flo-tilla, 1995]

Frank Charles Bowen. From carrack to clipper; a book of sailing-ship models. London, New York, Halton, 1948.

Roger Chesneau. German pocket battleships. London: Chatham Publ., 2004.

Steve Wiper. German schnell-boats. London: Chatham, 2006.

Erik A R Ronnberg. Gloucester clipper fishing schooners: including step-by-step instructions for building the Bluejacket kit of the 1877 Gloucester fishing schooner Smuggler Fallbrook, CA : Aero Publishers, 1976.

Jack Sintich. Great Midwestern ship model museums. [S. l.] : Xlibris, 2003.

Noel Charles Langley Hackney. H. M. S. Victory, London: Patrick Stephens Ltd [for] Airfix Products Ltd, 1970.

David King; Maine Maritime Museum. Half-hull modeling. [Bath, Me.] : Apprenticeshop of the Maine Maritime Museum, 1980.

David King; Bath (Me.). Marine Half-modeling. Bath, Me. : The Museum, 1976.

H Philip Spratt; Science Museum. Handbook of the collections illustrating merchant steamers and motor-ships, London, H. M. Stationery Off., 1949.

Wolfram Mondfeld. Historic ship models London: Argus Books, 1985.

Martin Saville. Hornblower's ships: their history & their models. Dulles, Va. : Brassey's, 2000.

Horace Herman Gilmore. How to build a model navy, New York, Dodd, Mead, 1941.

Herbert Fisher; Frank Nichols. How to build a model yacht. New York: Rudder Pub., 1917, 1902.

William Nordner. How to build model ships; a visualized step-by-step guide for builders of all types of ship models. New York, Meredith Press [1969]

Les Wilkins. How to build plastic ship models [Milwaukee, WI : Kalmbach Books, 1980]

A Richard Mansir. How to build ship models: a beginner's guide Fallbrook, CA : Aero Publishers, [1984], 1983.

E A McCann. How to make a clipper ship model, New York: Dover Publications, 1995.

Clive Monk. How to make a ship in a bottle. London, New York, Studio Publications [1948]

Facsimodus.; H R Clover. How to make an Elizabethan galleon, London, Morgan, Laird & Co., Ltd. [1944]

Edward W Hobbs. How to make clipper ship models: a practical manual dealing with every aspect of clipper ship modelling from the simplest waterline types to fine scale models fit for exhibition purposes, Glasgow, Brown, Son and Ferguson, 1971.

Edward W Hobbs. How to make old-time ship models, Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1972.

Charles G Davis; D R Steel. How to make ship block models, New York, E. W. Sweetman [1946]

A Richard Mansir. How to model small boats. Dana Point, Calif. : Moonraker Pub., 1983.

George Hill. Hulls, their design and propulsion [New York, Philadelphia, etc., Brentano's] 1940.

Charles P Travis. Index to ship model, and ship model "how to" articles in Popular mechanics and Popular science monthly, 1926 through 1976 Wyoming, Mich. : C. P. Travis, [2003]

John Davies; Chris Jackson. Introduction to marine modelling. Upton-upon-Severn : Traplet, 1995.

Sarita Chandru Mirchandani. Ivory boats and the man behind them. Hong Kong: N & J International, [198-?]

Richard O Roos. Keys to successful ship modeling: 101 helpful hints from a prize winner's workshop Fallbrook, CA : Aero, 1984.

Walter J Simmons. Lines lofting and half models. Lincolnville Beach, Me. : Duck Trap Woodworking, 1991.

Harold A Underhill. List of working drawings for scale ship models: sailing ship section (List S.) Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, [195-?]

Charles G Zug; North Carolina Little boats: making ship models on the North Carolina coast. Beaufort: North Carolina Maritime Museum; Boone : North Carolina Folklore Society, 1991.

Sally Lindley. Make your own Titanic, England : Parragon, 1998.

Ray J Marran. Making models of famous ships, New York, London, D. Appleotn-Century Co., 1940.

Léon Labistour. Making ships in bottles: beginners to advanced. Chelsea, MI : Scarborough House/Publishers, 1991.

Albert Clark Leitch. Miniature boat building; the construction of working models of racing, sail and power boats; a concise and complete practical treatise for the amateur and professional mechanic, giving specific instructions in simple language on the vaious processes and operations involved in building model racing, sail and power boats and power plants, New York The Norman W. Henley Pub. Co. 1928

John Langford Bowen. Miniature merchant ships: a guide to waterline modelling in 1/1200 scale London: Conway Maritime Press, 1997.

Paul Jacobs. Miniature ship models: a history and collector's guide Annapolis, Md. : Naval Intitute Press, 2008.

Steve Rogers; Patricia Staby-R. Model boat building: the Menhaden steamer. Atglen, PA : Schiffer, 2000.

Percy W Blandford. Model boat construction. London: F. Muller, 1954.

Arthur Richard Casebrook. Model boat radio control. Watford, Herts, [England]: Model Aeronautical Press, 1962.

Glynn Guest. Model boats. Hempstead [England]: Nexus Special Interests, 1995.

Taubman Plans Service.; Model boats & engineering. Jersey City, N. J. : Taubman Plans Service, 1996.

Horace Herman Gilmore. Model boats for beginners. New York, Harper [1959]

Claude William Horst. Model boats for boys, Peoria, Ill., The Manual arts press [1935]

Claude William Horst. Model boats for juniors, New York, Milwaukee [etc.] The Bruce Pub. Co. [1936]

Jim Roberts. Model construction of a Virginia pilot boat ca. 1800: based on authentic hull and rigging information, offering interesting variations in design and modelmaking at the option of the model maker Bogota, N. J. : Model Shipways Co., Inc., 1982.

Norman G Taylor. Model motor boats: being no. 3 of the new model maker series of practical handbooks covering every phase of model building and design, with 60 illustrations including 4 practical working designs London : Cassell, 1953.

H Priest; John A Lewis. Model racing yachts: their architecture, design, construction, and handling, Hemel Hempstead (Herts.), Model & Allied Publications [1966?]

George Siposs. Model sail & power boating - by remote control Slough: Foulsham-Tab, 1975.

Edward W Hobbs. Model sailing boats; their design, building, and sailing, New York, Funk and Wagnalls [1971]

Edward W Hobbs. Model sailing ship fittings: an introductory handbook to the selection and construction of ship fittings, with some useful hints on rigging London: Marshall, [1929?]

Robert F Brien. Model sailing ships: design and construction. London: B. T. Batsford, 1986.

Bernard Reeve. Model ships and their construction, a practical guide to the craft of historical shipmodelling. London, Sidgwick & Jackson [1947]

Scott Robertson. Model ships from scratch. Hemel Hempstead: Argus, 1994.

Toby Wrigley. Model ships; navies in miniature. [New York] Crescent Books [1973]

Model Shipways. Model Shipways booklist. Bogota, N. J. : Model Shipways

Edwin A Schnepf. Model warships and how to build them. Canoga Park, CA : Challenge Pub, 1968.

C E Bowden. Model yacht construction and sailing: the principles of the design, construction and operation of model and small racing craft ... London: Percival marshall, (1946?)

J du V Grosvenor. Model yachts and boats; their designing, making, and sailing. London, Gill [n. d.]

Clayton Feldman. Modeling an armed Virginia sloop of 1768 Cedarburg, Wis.: Phoenix Publications, 1991.

Jim Roberts. Modeling the Salem frigate Essex, 1799 : a guide to the construction of the Model Shipways kit of the U. S. frigate Essex, with history, crafts procedures, technical matter and design directly applicable to such contemporaries as Constitution, Philadelphia, United States, etc., etc. [Bogota, N. J.] : Model Shipways, 1984.

Malcolm Darch. Modelling maritime history. David & Charles, 1988.

Jack Needham. Modelling ships in bottles. New York, Collier Books [1973, 1972]

C N Millward; Edward Bowness. Modelling the "Revenge": a complete guide for the ship-modeller Watford [England] : Model & Allied Publications, 1954, 1967, 1972 printing.

E W Petrejus. Modelling the brig-of-war Irene. A handbook for the building of historical ship-models. Hengelo, De Esch [1970]

Edward Bowness. Modelling the Cutty Sark. London: P. Marshall, 1959.

Arthur L Tucker; John Langford. Modelling the Golden Hinde. London (7 Nelson Rd. S. E. 10): Conway Maritime Press Ltd. for Model shipwright, 1973.

R K Battson. Modelling Tudor ships. Hemel Hempstead (Herts.), Model & Allied Publications, 1969.

Herbert Stennett Coleman. Modelmaking, New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co. [1953]

Richard Frederick Charles Bartley. Models in bottles. Lond. : Marshall, 1951.

Robert E Peabody; Addison Gallery of American Art. Models of American sailing ships; a handbook of the ship model collection. Andover [1961]

Walter Musciano. Monitor & motorized working models of the Civil War ships whose famous fight revolutionized naval warfare [1972?]

Ernest Armitage McCann. New Bedford whaleboat. [New York, 1937]

P M Wright. New manual of model shipbuilding. Princeton, N. J., Van Nostrand [1962]

Australian Battle Group. Newsletter [Canberra]: Australian Battle Group, 2002-

Basil Greenhill; Alan Villiers. Hudson's Bay Company ship replica. London : Printed by A. Passmore, 1969.

Norman Lindsey. Norman Lindsey's ship models. [Sydney] Angus & Robertson [1966]

John L Fryant. Paddlewheels and props: plans for riverboats and tugs including steamboats, towboats, harbor tugs, ferries and barges; plus sources of supplies, photos and information [Maineville, Ohio : John L. Fryant, 2008].

R C Rogers. Painting and lining models. London: P. Marshall, 1959

F D Conte. Period model boat manual. Torino: Edizioni Aeropiccola, 1974.

Keith Julier. Period ship kit builder's manual Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2003.

R K Battson. Period ship modelling.: Constructional notes, with sixty-five diagrams on the making of an Elizabethan galleon London: Marshall, [1949]

Peter Adams. Pirate ships done in models, New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1934.

A Richard Mansir. Planking model ships: a step by step procedure for beginning and advanced modelers Dana Point, CA. : Moonraker Pub., 1982.

Donald Dressel. Planking techniques for model ship builders Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books, 1988.

Model Shipways, Inc.; Planking the built-up ship model [United States]: Model Shipways, Inc. ; 1987.

Harold A Underhill. Plank-on-frame models and scale masting and rigging. Volume II, Mastmaking and rigging sailing models and power craft hulls Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1960.

Harold A Underhill. Plank-on-frame models and scale masting rigging Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd. 1985.

E Armitage McCann. Plans for constructing a model of the Great Republic: the largest clipper ship ever built in the United States [1935?]

Polk's Model Craft Hobbies (Ne Polk's. New York, N. Y. : Aristo-Craft Miniatures, 1956.

M de Lesseps. Pond models: some simple thoughts on the subject of building and sailing them Darien, Conn.: Two Bytes Pub., Ltd., 1998.

A D Trollope. Power driven ship models, London: P. Marshall, [1959]

Ewart C Freeston. Prisoner-of-war ship models, 1775-1825 Annapolis, Naval Institute Press [1973]

Francis G Rayer. Radio control for beginners. London: Bernard Babani, 1980.

Frederick Charles Judd. Radio control for model ships, boats and aircraft, London, Data publications [1954]

John Cundell. Radio control in model boats. Swanley: Nexus Special Interests, 2003.

Michael E Goodman. Radio control models. New York: Crestwood House; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, 1993.

David Wooley. Radio controlled fast electric power boats Watford, Hertfordshire: Model and Allied Publications, Argus Books, 1981.

Model & Allied Publications, ltd Radio controlled model aircraft and boats. Hemel Hempstead, 1971.

R H Warring. Radio controlled model boats. Watford: Model & Allied Publications, 1981.

Rob Napier. Reconditioning an eighteen-century ship model. Valkenisse, retourship of 1717 Florence, OR: Sea Watch Books, 2008.

Wallis Rigby. Rigby's book of model ships: with a 3-foot model of the S. S. United States, fastest liner afloat! Garden City, N. Y. : Garden City Books, 1953.

Peter Davies-Garner. RMS Titanic: a modelmaker's guide London: Chatham Pub.; Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2005.

William Mowll. S. S. Great Britain: the model ship Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press; Watsford (Hertfordshire): Model & Allied Publications, 1982.

Bob Mader. S. S. Lane Victory Museum: Ship models, pre-war, World War II, Post war [S. l : s. n., 19??]

Joop Van Schouten. Sailing in glass. Boston: SAIL Books, 1983, 1981.

Jenny Bennett. Sailing into the past: replica ships and seamanship Barnsley: Seaforth, 2009.

Langdon Divers. Sailing model sailboats early 1900s in Lakeside Park: young sailors of yesterday [Wisconsin] : Langdon Divers, [199-]

E Keble Chatterton. Sailing models, ancient & modern, London, Hurst & Blackett, ltd., 1934.

Geoffrey Swinford, Laird Clowes. Sailing ships: their history & development, as illustrated by the collection of ship-models in the Science museum London: Published by H. M. Stationery Off., 1931-1932, 1952, 1959.

R Morton Nance. Sailing-ship models: a selection from European and American collections London; New York : Halton, 1949.

John Langford Bowen. Scale model sailing ships New York: Mayflower Books, 1978.

Tom Gorman. Scale model ship propulsion London Chatham, 2003.

Bernard Reeve. Scale model ships, their engines and construction. A practical manual on the building of working scale model ships and suitable power plants for amateur constructors, London, Sidgwick & Jackson [1951]

Arthur C Montgomery. Schooner America-- building in plank-on-frame Shelton, Conn.: Bluejacket Shipcrafters, 1983.

Richard Webb. Scratch building marine models. Malvern: Traplet, 2008.

Elliot Snow. Sea lore ... [N. p.] 1925.

Laars Larsen. Secrets of ships in bottles Bergen, Norway: Scandia Press, 1966.

Peter Thorne. Secrets of ships in bottles. Kings Langley, Herts.: Model & Allied Publications, 1971.

R C Anderson. Seventeenth-century rigging; a handbook for model-makers. London P. Marshall [1955]

Paul Forsythe Johnston. Ship and boat models in ancient Greece. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1985.

George Bruce Douglas. Ship model book; how to build & rig model ships ... New York, Rudder pub. co., 1926.

Gene Johnson. Ship model building. Cambridge, Md., Cornell Maritime Press, 1961.

E A McCann. Ship model making ... New York, The Norman W. Henley Pub. Co., 1926-27.

E A McCann. Ship model making. Volume II, How to make a model of the American clipper ship "Sovereign of the Seas", simplified or with complete details New York: Norman W. Henley Publishing, 1926.

E A McCann. Ship model making. Volume III, How to make a model of the U. S. frigate Constitution, simplified or with complete details New York: Norman W. Henley, 1928.

Frank H Mason. Ship model making: the brig, London, The Studio Limited; New York, The Studio Publications Inc., 1935.

Merritt Edson. Ship modeler's shop notes. Washington, D. C.: Nautical Research Guild, 1979.

Edwin B Leaf. Ship modeling from scratch: tips and techniques for building without kits Camden, Me.: International Marine, 1994.

Milton Roth. Ship modeling from stem to stern Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books, 1988.

Frank Mastini. Ship modeling simplified: tips and techniques for model building from kits Camden, Me. : International Marine Pub. Co., 1990.

Portia A Takakjian. Ship modeling techniques. Cedarburg, Wis.: Phoenix Publications, 1990.

John Henry Craine. Ship modelling hints & tips, New York, Arco Pub. Co. [1973, 1949]

Colin Peck. Ship modelling in plastic. Upton-upon=Severn, 2002.

Brian King. Ship modelling solutions. Poole: Special Interest Model Books, 2007.

Charles G Davis. Ship models: how to build them New York: Dover Publications, 1986, 1953.

Brian Lavery; Simon Stephens, Ship models: their purpose and development from 1650 to the present London: Zwemmer; Wappingers' Falls, N. Y. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Antique Collectors' Club, 1995.

Basil W Bathe. Ship models [vol.] 3, British small craft. London, H. M. S. O., 1965.

Harvey Weiss. Ship models and how to build them. London: H. Hamilton 1976, 1974.

Herman F Krafft. Ship models at the United States Naval Academy Anapolis, Md.: The Institute, [1924]

Colin Riches. Ship models from kits, London: Conway Maritime, 1984.

David Griffith. Ship models from kits: basic and advanced techniques for small scales Barnsley : Seaforth Pub., 2009.

F Ward Harman. Ship models illustrated, New York, Marine model company [1943]

Donald McNarry. Ship models in miniature. New York: Praeger, 1975.

August Koester. Ship models of the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. New York, N. Y. : Weyhe, 1926.

Basil W Bathe. Ship models v. 2: Sailing ships from 1700 A. D. London: H. M. S. O., 1964.

Basil W Bath. Ship models, London, H. M. S. O., 1966-

Harry Alexander Baldridge. Ship models, the collections of Rogers, Sergison, and Pepys Annapolis, MD : U. S. Naval Institute, 1938.

B W Bathe. Ship models. London, H. M. Stationery Off.; [obtainable in the U. S. from the British Information Service, New York] 1963-

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B W Bathe; Science Museum London. Ship models. 1, from earliest times to 1700 AD London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966.

B W Bathe; Science Museum London. Ship models. 2, Sailing ships from 1700 AD London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1964.

Donald McNarry. Shipbuilding in miniature, New York: Arco Pub., 1983, 1982.

E Keble Chatterton; C Geoffrey. Ship-models. London, The Studio Ltd., 1923.

Guy DeMarco. Ships in bottles. West Chester, Pa. : Schiffer Pub., 1985.

H R Berchem. Ships in bottles. Don Mills, Ont. : Stoddart, 1988.

John Leopard. Ships in bottles: a modeller's guide. London: Blandford; New York, NY: Distributed in the U. S. by Sterling Pub. Co., 1990.

F R Berchem. Ships in bottles: build your own scale model of a legendary ship in a bottle Dobbs Ferry, NY: Sheridan House, 1990.

J P Lauder; R H Biggs. Ships in bottles, London, Marshall [1949]

Lloyd McCaffery. Ships in miniature: a new manual for modelmakers Cedarburg, WI: Phoenix Publications, 1988.

Lloyd McCaffery. Ships in miniature. London: Conway Maritime, 1988.

David Bailey. Ships in the making: a history of ship model testing at Teddington and Feltham, 1910-1994 London; New York : Lloyd's of London Press, 1995.

John Heinz. Ships of the Great Lakes in miniature Cedarburg, Wis.: Phoenix Publications, 1987.

Don Hubbard. Ships-in-bottles; a step-by-step guide to a venerable nautical craft. New York, McGraw-Hill [1971]

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Miniature Ship Models, Inc. Some interesting facts about ship models, melody ships, and loud speakers. Philadelphia : Miniature Ship Models, Inc., [193-]

Donald H Matheson. Something new in model boat building: how to make out-of-ordinary model boats with simple tools and materials New York: Roy publishers, [n. d.]

Harold T Bodkin. Sovereign of the seas, Chicago, Popular Mechanics Press [1933]

Daniel J Dorcy; Splashmarks: combined with The miniature ship collector, and introducing The ships plan, photograph, and information collaboration. Vol. VIII, No. 95, Jan. 1983. Chicago, IL : Daniel J. Dorcy, 1983.

Wilkins W Wheatly. Square riggers before the wind; a book about the old square-rigged sailing ships, with an exposition of the simplified method of making scenic action models of these ships under sail, as developed by Capt. Josiah Grundy ... New York : E. P. Dutton and company, 1939.

Philip Hypher. Static marine modelling Upton-upon-Severn : Traplet, 1995.

E Keble Chatterton. Steamship models, London, T. W. Laurie Ltd., 1924.

Abraham Taubman; Taubman Plans Service International: world's largest retailer of ship modeling plans Jersey City, N. J.: Taubman Plans Service, 1998.

C Nepean Longridge. The "Cutty Sark": the last of the famous tea clippers; being a description of the hull, deck fittings, and rigging of this famous ship, together with a detailed account of the building of a scale model, which will shortly be added to the collection a2 t th London: P. Marshall & Co. Ltd, [1933]

C Nepean Longridge. The "Cutty Sark": the ship and the model [Watford, Herts, England] : Model and Allied Publications, [1975

John McKay. The 100-gun ship Victory. London: Conway Maritime Press, 1992, 1987.

James May. The Airfix handbook. London: Conway, 2010.

Richard T Claus. The allure of toy ships: American & European nautical toys from the 19th and 20th centuries Woodbridge : Antique Collectors' Club, 2005.

Dorie Krusz. The amateur ship model builder clipper ships and brigs New York: E. W. Sweetman, 1970.

Erik A R Ronnberg. The American fishing schooner: Benjamin W. Latham, Noank mackerel seiner, 1902, Bogota, N. J., Model Shipways [1973]

C Nepean Longridge; Edward Bowness. The anatomy of Nelson's ships. Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 1981 printing.

Edward Bowness. The Archibald Russell. London, P. Marshall & Co. [1947]

Robert A Wilson. The art of modelling merchant ships. [Preston] ([16 Padway, Penwortham, Preston, Lancs. PR1 9EL]) : [R. A. Wilson], [1982]

A Richard Mansir. The art of ship modeling. Dana Point: Moonraker: London: Arms and Armour, 1982.

Glynn Guest. The basics of model boats. Hemel Hempstead: Nexus Special Interests, 1995.

Charles G Davis. The built-up ship model, by Charles G. Davis. New York, Edward W. Sweetman Co., 1966.

Gordon Gardiner; Richard O'Neil. The collector's all-colour guide to transport toys: an international survey of tinplate and diecast commercial vehicles from 1900 to the present day Sydney: Hodder and Stoughton, 1985.

Harold M Hahn. The colonial schooner, 1763-1775 Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1981.

Hugh Bright. The complete marine radio control manual Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1999.

Vernon D Tate; Thomas Miller. The Complete modellist of Thomas Miller, 1667 [S. l.: sn., 1957?]

Ewart C Freeston. The construction of model open boats Greenwich: Conway Maritime Press [for] Model Shipwright, 1975.

Robert G C Fee. Society of Naval Architects. The design and construction of the Jamestown ships [1958]

Charles K Stillman. The development of the builder's half-hull model in America Mystic, Ct. : The Marine Historical Association, 1933.

Norman Boyd. The discovery of ship models Colchester, England : Napier Editions, 1983. Edward Bowness. The four-masted barque Kings Langley, Herts : Model and Allied : Argus, 1976.

Harold H Payson. The dory model book, Brooklin, Me. : WoodenBoat Books, 1997.

David Antscherl. The fully framed model: the HMN swan class sloops of 1767-1780. Volume one Piemont, N. Y. : Published by Pier Books / Dupont Communications, 2005.

E A McCann. The galley and the galleon: how to make worth-while models of decorative ships New York : E. W. Sweetman Co., 1967.

Steven Banks. The handicrafts of the sailor New York : Arco Pub. Co., 1974.

B Lavis; City Museum and Art. The Harmsworth collection of pictures and ship models Plymouth (End.) : [Underhill (Plymouth) Ltd.], 196-?

Roger Weare Bragdon. The Henry B. Hyde down-easter: a record of that great ship and a description of her hull, deck furniture, masts, spars, and rigging useful for building her in miniature Bath, Me. : D. B. Publishers, 1998.

William J Romero. The illustrated guide for modeling HMS Warrior (74), 1781: the practicum approach for ship model construction Piermont, NY: Pier Books ; Florence, OR : DuPont Communications, 1998-

Earnest Elmo Calkins. The lure of the little ships, New York, Priv. print., 1927.

Art Cecil; Dumas Products Inc. The Making of a hydroplane [Tucson, Ariz.] : Dumas Products, 1991.

Geoffrey Heath Deason. The model boat book Drysdale Press, 1950.

Joseph Lawrence. The model dockyard handy-book: with numerous illustrations. London : Model Dockyard, 1874.

Norman Napier Boyd. The model ship: her purpose & history Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 2000.

John Kenneth Douglas Hutchin. The model shipbuilder, London, Bell [1949]

Arthur Percival Isard. The model shipbuilder's manual of fittings and guns London: Faber and Faber, [1939]

Howard Irving Chapelle. Museum. The National watercraft collection Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1976.

Peter Goodwin. The naval cutter Alert 1777 Cedarburg, WI: Phoenix Publications, Inc. , 1991.

George F Campbell. The neophyte shipmodeller's jackstay; being an aid to understanding the simple mysteries of old ship design and evolution, salted with definition and reason, toward better translation into life-like models. In collaboration with Model Shipways. Bogota, N. J., Model Shipways, [1962]

Keith Julier. The new period ship handbook Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2004.

Patrick Hreachmack. The painter's guide to WWII naval camouflage. Phoenixville, PA : Clash of Arms Games, Inc., 1998.

Keith Julier. The period ship handbook. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1993-2000.

David Boddington. The radio control model manual: a step-by-step guide to the remote operation of models Sparkford: Patrick Stephens, 1995.

R C Anderson. The rigging of ships in the days of the spritsail topmast, 1600-1720 New York: Dover Publications, 1994.

Marine Model Co., Inc. The romance of ships and the sea with historic guns as re-created in marine models. Halesite, N. Y. : Marine Model Co., Inc., 1966.

Jack Brandau. The ship model basin: tool of the naval architect Houma, La. : Marine Education Textbooks, 1986.

Charles G Davis. The ship model builder's assistant. Dover, 1988.

Tom Gorman. The ship model builder's handbook: fittings & superstructures for the small ship Swanley: Nexus Special Interests, 2000.

John A Tilley; August F Crabtre. The ship models of August F. Crabtree Newport News, Va.: Mariners' Museum, 1991.

Ship Model Makers' Club.; The Shipmodeler. Brooklyn, N. Y., U. S. A., Ship Model Makers' Club, 1929-33.

R K Battson. The shipmodeller's workshop. London: Percival Marshall, 1950.

Harold W Ellis; Philip W Snyder. The Smithsonian collection of warship plans Washington, D. C. : National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, 1991.

National Museum. The Smithsonian collection of warship plans Washington, DC : National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,

George Holland; Bassett-Lowk. The story of Bassett-Lowke LTD from the turn of the century. [Northampton : Bassett-Lowke, 1950?]

Edward T Pierce. The story of ship design; and de Coppet Collection of ship models New Bedford, Ma. : The Old Dartmouth Historical Society, 1932.

Joseph T Higgins. The whale ship book, New York, Rudder Pub. Co. [1927]

Guy R Williams. The world of model ships and boats New York, Putnam [1971]

Australian Battle Group. The TO's tech talk [Canberra]: Australian Battle Group, 2000-

R J Collins. Three British naval ship models [London] : Ships and Ship Models, 1953-1957.

Erik A R Ronnberg. To build a whaleboat: historical notes and a modelmaker's guide Bogota, N. J. : Model Shipways Co., 1985.

David Buisseret; Newberry Library. Tools of empire: ships and maps in the process of westward expansion: an exhibit at the Newberry Library, opening on 3 June 1986 Chicago: The Library, 1986.

Basil Harley. Toy boats. Aylesbury: Shire, 1987.

Robert Forbes; Jacques Milet. Toy boats, 1870-1955: a pictorial history from the Forbes magazine collection Cambridge : Stephens, 1979.

Deryck William Aldridge. Transistorized radio control for models Slough: Foulsham, 1972.

Arthur C Montgomery. United States Revenue Cutter Jefferson Davis: a modeler's manual for plank-on-frame construction of an 1853 Baltimore Clipper Shelton, Conn.: Bluejacket Shipcrafters, 1984.

John A Tilley; Mariners' Museu USS Monitor: a paper model of the U. S. Navy's first ironclad warship [Newport News, Va. : Monitor National Marine Sanctuary?], 1993.

David Wooley; William Clarke. Warships and warship modelling. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2007.

Michael Ainsworth. Warships in miniature: a guide to naval waterline shipmodelling in 1:1200 scale London: Conway Maritime, 2001.

Ben Lankford; Nautical Researh Guild. Watercraft modeler's handbook. Silver Spring, Md. : Nautical Research Guild, Inc., 1988.

Justin F Camarata. Waterline dioramas: a modelbuilder's artform Florence, Or.: Seawatch Books, 2009.

Clifford Swift. Waterline model liners London: Percival Marshall, 1952.

E C Talbot-Booth. Waterline ship models London: Sampson Low, Marston, [1936]

R J Peters; National Research. Wax model construction. Ottawa: National Research Council of Canada, [1960]

Clive Monk. Windjammer modelling. London, Faber & Faber [1954]

Percival Marshall; Edward W H. Wonderful models; the romance of the world in miniature and a complete encyclopedia of modelcraft ... London, Percival Marshall & co., New York, Spon and Chamberlain, 1928.

Harold A Underhill; John Langfo. Working drawings for scale ship models Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, [19--]

Tom Gorman. Working scale model merchant ships Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 1997.

Brian King. Workshop practice for ship modellers: a complete practical guide for the occasional engineer London: Conway Maritime, 2003.

Pascall Atkey & Son, Ltd. Yacht launch, and boat fittings: practical manufactures, galvanizers, nautical ironmongers Cowes, Isle of Wight (England : Pascall Atkey & Son, 1929.

John Black. Yachting with models; how to build a champion M class model yacht, New York, London, Whittlesey house, McGraw-Hill book company, inc. [1939]


Journals or no author mentioned or corporate author:


American Model Yacht Racing Model yachting magazine: a quarterly publication of the American Model Yachting Association. [Des Moines, Iowa: American Model Yachting Association, 1970-


Boat & ship modeler. Canoga Park, Calif. : Challenge Publications

Capital Marine Modellers' Guild. The CMMG log Ottawa : The Guild, [1987]-

Making model ships' fittings. [S.l.] : Argus Books, 1976.

Making model ships. London, Ward, Lock [1957]

Manual of ship model making: here are clearly explained and diagrammed the many short cuts, kinks, and time-saving methods that show the amateur craftsman how to turn out a good ship model New York : Popular Science Pub. Co., Inc., 1934.

Marine modelling international. Malvern (Traplet House, Pendragon Close, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 1GA) : Traplet, 1998-

Scale ship modeler. (1992). Canoga Park, CA: Challenge Publications

Marine modelling plans & construction guide. Upton-upon-Severn : Traplet, 1994-

Marine modelling. Upton-upon-Severn : Traplet Publications, 1990-1998.

Marine models: incorporating the Model yachtsman. London: Marine Model Publications

Marine models. London : Marine Models Publications, 1933-

Metropolitan Ship Model Society. The Sheet anchor: the journal of the Metropolitan Ship Model Societies. North Wembley : W. Majer, 1953-

Model boat propellers. Hemel Hempstead: Model and Allied Publications, 1972.

Model boats. Hemel Hempstead, Herts [England]: Model & Allied Publications.

Model maker & model boats. Watford: Model Aeronautical Press Ltd., 1964-1977.

Model maker & model boats. -- Hemel Hempstead, Herts: Model and Allied Publications.

Model maker. Stanbridge, nr. Leighton Buzzard: Model Maker. Watford : Model maker.

Model powerboat, yacht and car plans handbook. [Hemel Hempstead, Herts : Model & Allied Pub.]

Model ship builder. Menonomee Falls, Wis. : Phoenix Publications

Model ship journal. Blaine, WA : Photomarine Archives, 2000-

Model ships & boats. New York.

Model ships and power boats. London: Percival Marshall & Co.

Model ships' bulletins. [S.l.]: Model Ships

Model Shipway's line of scale: ship model kits & fittings: catalog 34, 1986-87. Bogota, N.J.: Model Shipways Co., Inc., 1986.

Model Shipways line of scale ship model kits & fittings: no. 28, 1975. Bogota, N.J. : Model Shipways Co., 1974.

Model shipwright index, 1972-1997. London: Conway Maritime Press Ltd, c1997.

Model shipwright. London: Conway Maritime Press Ltd.

Model-yachtsman and canoeing gazette. Hull: Thomas Grassam

Model-yachtsman and canoeist. Hull: Thomas Grassam

Netherlands Ship Model Basin. [Wageningen : Netherlands Ship Model Basin, 1973]

Paper captain: the paper boat captain's manual with 20 do-it-yourself punch-out projects New York : Universe ; Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2008.

Plans handbook: model engineering and boats, 1991. Jersey City, N.J. : Taubman Plans Service, [1991?]

Prints and engravings of ship models. 1947

Quaint ships of olden times. New York, Perleberg [n.d.]

Ship Model Society of Rhode Is. The Rhode Island mariner: the journal of the Ship Model Society of Rhode Island. Providence, R. I.: The Society, 1927-1928.

R/C model boats & racing. Canoga Park, CA: Challenge Publications, Inc., 1992-

Scale & RC boat magazine. Los Alamitos, CA: Triakis Media Group, [2006]-

Scale R/C. Canoga Park, CA: Challenge Publications, 1998-

Scale ship modeler. [Canoga Park, Calif. : Challenge Publications

Seaways: journal of maritime history and research. Salt Lake City, Utah : Four Winds Pub., 1989-

Seaways' ships in scale. San Jose, CA : Seaways Pub.

Ship modeler's shop notes II Washington, D.C. : Nautical Research Guild, 2009

Ship models. Sierra Madre, Calif. : Robert A. Nash, 1949-

Ships and ship models: a magazine for all lovers of ships and the sea. Vol. 1: [1931-32] [Watford] : [Model and Allied Publications], [1977]

Ships and ship models, vol. l. London : P. Marshall, 1977.

Shiplovers' Association.; Ships and ship models; a magazine for all lovers of ships and the sea. London, P. Marshall.

Ships in bottles: build your own scale model of a legendary ship in a bottle Surrey : Fountain, 1989.

Shipwright: the international annual of maritime history & ship modelmaking. London : Conway ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Sterling Pub., 2009-

Shipwright. London : Conway, 2009-

Taubman plans service international: world's largest retailer of ship modeling plans. Jersey City, N.J. : Taubman Plans Service, [1991?]

The model engineer's handbook and catalogue. Melbourne, Vic. : Model Dockyard, 1937-1938.

The model yachtsman and marine model magazine. Norfolk : H. Stone, 1932-1933.

The model-yachtsman and model yacht club reporter. Hull : Thomas Grassam

Titanic in a tub : the golden age of toy boats [S.l.] : Seven Seas Cinema; New York: WNET/Thirteen ; Los Angeles, Calif. : Direct Cinema, 1983, 1981.


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