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The Art of Rigging
by George Biddlecombe
Paperback - 155 pages reprint edition (July 1990)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486263436

Boat Modeling With Dynamite Payson: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Models of Small Craft
by Harold 'Dynamite' Payson, Harold H. Payson 
Paperback: 192 pages
McGraw-Hill Trade; ISBN: 0071573712; (October 1, 1989)
 

Building a Working Model Warship : HMS Warrior 1860
by William Mowll 
Hardcover - 192 pages 
United States Naval Ins

Building Ship Models : Patterns and Instructions for a Clipper Ship and a Whaler
by George B. Douglas, Joseph T. Higgins
Book Description:
Clearly written text, detailed illustrations, and full-size working plans provide novices and experienced model builders with all the information they need to create exact replicas of two 19th-century sailing shipsâ€Ēthe Benjamin F. Packard, a classic American clipper, and the Alice Mandell, a famous whaler. The one-volume edition of two rare model-building manuals also devotes chapters to shipâ€ôs rigging (ancient and modern) and abundant information on clippers and old-time whaling ships. A treasury of essential information for hobbyists, model builders, and devotees of the great age of sail.
Paperback unabrid edition 
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486402150

Basics of Ship Modeling : The Illustrated Guide
by Mike Ashey
Paperback 
Kalmbach Publishing Company; ISBN: 0890243727
 

The Built-Up Ship Model
by Charles G. Davis
Paperback: ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.52 x 8.42 x 5.38
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486261743; Dover edition (January 1990)
Building & Detailing Scale Model Ships: The Complete Guide to Building, Detailing, Scratchbuilding, and Modifying Scale Model Ships
by Mike Ashey
Paperback from Kalmbach Pub Co
 
Scale Model Ship Propulsion
Scale Model Ship Propulsion
by Tom Gorman
Hardcover from US Naval Institute Press
 
Finishing Scale Ship Models: Detailing And Painting Techniques
Finishing Scale Ship Models: Detailing And Painting Techniques
by Tom Gorman
As every modeler knows, one of the most difficult aspects of ship modeling is the painting and fine detailing. According to the author of this book, Tom Gorman, who is one of the most highly respected modelers in the profession, itís what separates the good from the "also ran." For those struggling to put the final touches on their scale ship models, this new manual will come as a godsend. 
Profusely illustrated in both color and black and white, the book first takes on the painting of models, outlining techniques for both wood and plastic and then addressing the different approaches needed for hulls and superstructures, decks and fittings. He describes all the equipment needed and tells how to prepare the surfaces and apply the sealing and priming coats, and explains brushwork, spraying, air-brushing, and varnishing. The second part of the book deals with the fittings and explains how to make lifeboats, rafts, and carley floats, and tells how to make all the deck machinery and hull fittings, funnels and masts, as well as anchors and bollards, among other things. Whether you are a modeler aspiring to competition status or at the early stage of your career, the wealth of practical information provided in this manual will help transform your model to the highest standards and should find a place on every modelerís workbench. 
Hardcover from US Naval Institute Press
 
The Dory Model Book
by Harold Payson
Paperback - 128 pages 
WoodenBoat Publications; ISBN: 0937822450

The Frigate Diana (Anatomy of the Ship)
by David White
Listed under Anatomy of the Ship Series
 

Captain Cook's Endeavour: Revised Edition (Anatomy of the Ship)
Captain Cook's Endeavour: Revised Edition (Anatomy of the Ship)
by Karl Heinz Marquardt
Hardcover: 136 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.60 x 9.38 x 10.58 
Publisher: Conway Maritime Pr; (April ) 
ISBN: 0851778968
 
Historic Ship Models
by Wolfram Zu Mondfeld
Paperback - 352 pages (October 1989); Sterling Publications
Highly recommended.
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Hornblower's Ships : Their History and Their Models
by Martin Saville
Hardcover: 128 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.64 x 10.09 x 7.64
Brasseys, Inc.; ISBN: 1574883216; (September 1, )

How to Make a Clipper Ship Model - Book and Blueprints for Model Ships
(Ship Model Making, Vol 2)
by E. Armitage McCann
Paperback Bk&blpr edition 
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486285804

Miniature Merchant Ships : A Guide to Waterline Ship Modelling in 1/1200 Scale
by John Langford Bowen
Hardcover - 218 pages (March )
Brasseys Inc; ISBN: 0851776590

Model Boat Building: The Menhaden Steamer
by Steve Rogers
(Paperback)

Model Boat Building Made Simple
by Steve Rogers, Patricia Staby-Rogers
Paperback from Schiffer Pub Ltd
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Fundamentals of Model Boat Building
by John Into, Nancy Price
Learn the skills necessary to successfully create an accurate model boat from scratch, including structural elements, paper model renderings, hull features, and mechanical drawings. This book takes the reader through all the steps necessary to create one model boat based on the ""Annie Buck,"" an actual Chesapeake Bay ""Deadrise"" workboat. Based on all readers learn here, they will be able to apply the design techniques and theories to successfully create models of other boats that appeal to them. In fact, the detailed text also explains how to read marine drawings for reference and describes the tools and techniques needed to successfully execute bulkhead and lift building theory. For inspiration, a gallery of finished models includes Coronados, cruisers, and trawlers. This book will prove its worth to modelers everywhere.
Hardcover from Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
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An Illustrated Guide to Building Model Boats
by Various
Paperback from Roche Press
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Ship Modeling from Scratch: Tips and Techniques for Building Without Kits
by Edwin Leaf
Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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Model Boat Building: The Skipjack (Schiffer Book for the Hobbyist)
by Steve Rogers, Patricia Staby-Rogers
Paperback from Schiffer Pub Ltd
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Ship Modeling Simplified: Tips and Techniques for Model Construction from Kits
by Frank Mastini
Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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Instant Boatbuilding with Dynamite Payson: 15 Instant Boats for Power, Sail, Oar, and Paddle
by Harold Payson
Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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Devlin's Boatbuilding: How to Build Any Boat the Stitch-and-Glue Way
by Samual Devlin
Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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Building Small Boats
by Greg Rossel
Hardcover from Wooden Boat Publications
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Model Boat Building: The Lobster Boat (A Schiffer Book for the Hobbyist)
by Steve Rogers, et al
(Paperback)

Model Boat Building: The Skipjack (Schiffer Book for the Hobbyist)
by Steve Rogers, Patricia Staby-Rogers
(Paperback)

Model Boat Building Made Simple
by Steven Rogers
Paperback - 64 pages (April 1992)
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
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More Miniature Merchant Ships: The New Guide to Waterline Ship Modelling at 1/1200 Scale Complete With 30 Case Studies and Ship Plans
by John Bowen
Hardcover from Conway Maritime Pr

 

The 100-Gun Ship Victory (Anatomy of the Ship Series)
by John McKay
Hardcover from Naval Institute Press
 
The 100-Gun Ship Victory (Anatomy of the Ship Series)
by John McKay
Listed under Nelson
 
Planking Techniques for Model Ship Builders
by Donald Dressel
Paperback - 138 pages 1st Ed. edition (March 1988)
Tab Books; ISBN: 0830628681
The Period Ship Handbook 3
by Keith Julier
Paperback - 192 pages Vol 3 
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 155750427X

The Period Ship Handbook 2
by Keith Julier
Paperback - 2 pages Vol 002 (March )
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557506736

Pond Models: Some Simple Thoughts on the Subject of Building and Sailing Them
by M. Delesseps, M. de Lesseps
Spiral-bound - 47 pages Spiral edition (July 7, )
Two Bytes Pub; ISBN: 1881907104

The Rigging of Ships in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast 1600-1720
by R. C. Anderson
Listed under Days of Sail

Scale Model Ship Propulsion
by Tom Gorman
Hardcover from United States Naval Inst.

 

The Ship Model Builder's Assistant
The Ship Model Builder's Assistant
by Charles G. Davis
Paperback - 288 pages (December 1988)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486255840

Ship Model Building
by Gene Johnson
Paperback - 308 pages 3rd Rev&en edition (June 1986)
Cornell Maritime Pr

Ship Modeling from Stem to Stern
by Milton Roth

Paperback - 280 pages 1st Ed. edition (February 1988)
Tab Books

Ship Modeling from Scratch : Tips and Techniques for Building Without Kits
by Edwin B. Leaf

Paperback - 184 pages 
Intl Marine Pub
 

Ship Modeling Simplified
Ship Modeling Simplified: Tips and Techniques for Model Construction from Kits
by Frank Mastini 
Paperback (March 1990)
International Marine Publishing; ISBN: 0071558675

 
Ships-In-Bottles : A Step-By-Step Guide to a Venerable Nautical Craft
by Don, Hubbard 
Paperback 2nd edition (August 1988)
Sea Eagle Pubns; ISBN: 0943665000

Ship Models : How to Build Them
by Charles G. Davis
Paperback - 192 pages (September 1986)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486251705

Ships of the American Revolution and Their Models
by Harold M. Hahn
Hardcover - 288 pages 
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 0870216538

Lock on No. 14 : USS Forrestal "Gateway to the Danger Zone"
by Francois Verlinden
Listed under USS Forrestal

Working Scale Model Merchant Ships
by Tom Gorman
(Hardcover)

Workshop Practice for Ship Modelers: A Complete Practical Guide for the Occasional Engineer
by Brian King
Book Description:
Broad in scope yet meticulous in coverage, this manual on workshops and workshop practices fills a long-neglected area for modelers seeking to improve their building skills. The author draws on many years spent developing and honing his techniques, knowledge that he passes on to the reader in this four-part book. He first discusses the design of the workshop and the types of tools and storage needed. The second section deals with materials, including an analysis of the properties and usage of metals, woods, plastics, and adhesives. Section three looks at machining methods, from lathe work to milling and photo etching. The fourth section, on model finishing, provides details on painting and the types of equipment required. This practical guide can be used both as an encyclopedia of tools and materials and an authoritative reference to help the reader decide what method to use to complete a specific task. 
Hardcover from United States Naval Inst.

Modelling Sailing Men-of-War: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Manual
by Philip Reed
Hardcover - 192 pages (September 1, )
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 155750444X
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Rigging Period Ship Models: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Intricacies of the Square-Rig
by Lennarth Petersson
Hardcover - 128 pages (November 1, )
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557509700
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Building & Detailing Scale Model Ships : The Complete Guide to Building, Detailing, Scratchbuilding, and modifying Scale Model Ships
by Mike Ashey, Terry Spohn  (Editor)
Paperback - 111 pages 
Kalmbach Publishing Company; ISBN: 0890242402
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