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  1. Uwek

    Book review LA MARINE DE LOUIS XVI (book with 45 plans) - by Patrick VILLIERS

    Book Review: LA MARINE DE LOUIS XVI 1. Vaisseaux et frégates de Choiseul à Sartine by Patrick VILLIERS New augmented edition and color documents. book with 480 pages and 45 drawings and plans in an additional slipcase available in french language directly from ancre via...
  2. Uwek

    Book review "Fitting and rigging a 74-gun model ship" by Francis Jonet

    Book Review: Fitting and rigging a 74-gun model ship Author: Francis Jonet, our member @Francis Jonet translated into English by Gille Korent, our member @Gilles Korent The front and back side of the Book This guide is a help to the construction of the equipment of a ship model of the...
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    Book review The Statenjacht Utrecht 1746

    Hi all If you want to built the Statenjacht Utrecht 1746 from scratch, from a kit (Dusek kit) or want to built the interior of the kit Pegasus. These 2 books are a very helpful. I am noone to made a book review. So I will limit my comments to the books contents. The first one : The...
  4. Uwek

    Book review The HISTORY OF ENGLISH SEA ORDNANCE - Volume I - The Age of Evolution, 1523-1715" by Adrian B. Caruana

    Book Review: The HISTORY OF ENGLISH SEA ORDNANCE Volume I - The Age of Evolution, 1523-1715 by Adrian B. Caruana Volume : 256 pages ISBN-10 : 0948864206 ISBN-13 : 978-0948864209 Publisher : Jean Boudriot Publications; illustrated edition (1. January 1994) weight : 1.68 kg Language ...
  5. Uwek

    LES VAISSEAUX de 74 à 120 canons - Historique 1650-1850" by Jean Boudriot & Hubert Berti

    Book Review: LES VAISSEAUX de 74 à 120 canons Historique 1650-1850 by Jean Boudriot & Hubert Berti available directly from ancre in french language, unfortunately in moment no other languages https://ancre.fr/fr/ouvrages-de-base/67-vaisseaux-les-de-74-a-120-canons.html 74- to 120-GUN...
  6. Uwek

    Book review An introduction to MODEL SHIP BUILDING “DOCKYARD STYLE”" by Adrian SOROLLA translation by GILLES KORENT

    Book Review: An introduction to MODEL SHIP BUILDING “DOCKYARD STYLE” (often also "AN INTRODUCTION TO PLANKED ON FRAME SCALE MODEL SHIP BUILDING “DOCKYARD STYLE”") by Adrian SOROLLA translation by GILLES KORENT (our member @Gilles Korent f.e leading the ShipsofScale group build of the Canoe)...
  7. Uwek

    Book review SHIP DECORATION 1630-1780" by Andrew Peters

    Book Review: SHIP DECORATION 1630-1780 by Andrew Peters Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Seaforth Publishing (Dec 19 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1848321767 ISBN-13: 978-1848321762 Product Dimensions: 22.2 x 2.5 x 28.6 cm Shipping Weight: 1.2 Kg SYNOPSIS: This book is a detailed...
  8. Uwek

    Book review WARSHIPS FOR THE KING - Ann Wyatt (1658-1757) Her Life and Her Ships" by Tobias Philbin (Text) and Richard Endsor (Drawings)

    Book Review: WARSHIPS FOR THE KING - Ann Wyatt (1658-1757) Her Life and Her Ships by Tobias Philbin (Text) and Richard Endsor (Drawings) Hardcover: 188 pages Publisher: Sea Watch Books (2012) ISBN-10: 0983753210 ISBN-13: 978-0983753216 Product Dimensions: 10 x 8 x 1 inches 11” x 8 ½ “...
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    Book review THE MASTER SHIPWRIGHT’S SECRETS HOW CHARLES II BUILT THE RESTAORATION NAVY" by Richard Endsor

    "THE MASTER SHIPWRIGHT’S SECRETS HOW CHARLES II BUILT THE RESTAORATION NAVY" by Richard Endsor Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Osprey Publishing (March...
  10. NMBROOK

    Book review Sovereign of the Seas 1637-John McKay

    Sovereign of the Seas by John McKay 1637 Part 1 Hardcover:296 Pages Publisher:Seaforth Publishing 3rd March 2020 Language:English ISBN-10:1526766299 ISBN-13:978-1526766299 DIMENSIONS:254x295x25mm RRP:£40 SYNOPSIS Sovereign of the Seas was probably the most lavishly decorated warship ever...
  11. Uwek

    Book review LA VENUS de 1782 - Les maquettes de navires anciens vues à travers" by Pierre Corbieres

    Book review: Les maquettes de navires anciens vues à travers LA VENUS de 1782 Compilation des articles parus dans les numéros 220 à 298 du Modèle réduit de bateau by Pierre Corbieres Volume : 446 pages Editor : Weka presse (1994) ISBN-10 : 290953703X ISBN-13 : 978-2909537030 This older...
  12. Uwek

    Book review Das Erbe der Serenissima - Reconstruction of a venetian Ship of the Line model of 1794" by K.K. Körner

    Book Review: Das Erbe der Serenissima Rekonstruktion und Restaurierung eines venezianischen Linienschiffsmodells von 1794 by Dr. Karl Klaus Körner translated title: The legacy of the Serenissima Reconstruction and restoration of a venetian Ship of the Line model of 1794 available directly...
  13. Uwek

    Planset review LES VAISSEAUX de 50 & 64 CANONS - Historique 1650 - 1780" by Jean Boudriot and Hubert Berti

    Book and Planset Review: LES VAISSEAUX de 50 & 64 CANONS Historique 1650 - 1780 by Jean Boudriot and Hubert Berti 50- AND 64-GUN SHIPS 1650 - 1780 AN HISTORICAL STUDY Accompanied by an original monograph of the period at 1:48 scale by M. Bigot de Morogues Available in French language...
  14. Uwek

    Book review THE WARSHIP ANNE: An illustrated history by Richard Endsor

    Book Review: THE WARSHIP ANNE An illustrated history by Richard Endsor Hardcover: 160 pages Publisher: Conway; First Edition edition (23 Feb. 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 1844864391 ISBN-13: 978-1844864393 Product Dimensions: 25.8 x 1.6 x 25.7 cm SYNOPSIS: If you go down to the...
  15. Maarten

    Prins Willem book and drawings by H. Ketting

    When I was 14 years old my favorite book from our local library was this one. De Prins Willem of Herman Ketting. Herman Ketting was responsible for the shipmodel collection in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and in their collection they have a contemporary model of this probably largest 17th...
  16. Uwek

    Planset review THE THREE-DECKER of the Chevalier de TOURVILLE - LE TROIS-PONTS du Chevalier de TOURVILLE - L’AMBITIEUX - 1680" by Jean Boudriot

    Planset Review: THE THREE-DECKER of the Chevalier de TOURVILLE LE TROIS-PONTS du Chevalier de TOURVILLE L’AMBITIEUX 1680 by Jean Boudriot Two volume set available in English, French or Italian language directly from ancre...
  17. Uwek

    Book review VERSAILLES DER MEERE – Die barocken Segelschiffe Ludwigs XIV. im Kontext ihrer Zeit" by Bernd Monath

    Book Review: VERSAILLES DER MEERE Die barocken Segelschiffe Ludwigs XIV. im Kontext ihrer Zeit by Bernd Monath Gebundene Ausgabe: 328 Seiten Verlag: Frank & Timme (1. September 2016) Sprache: Deutsch ISBN-10: 3732902676 ISBN-13: 978-3732902675 Größe und/oder Gewicht: 21,5 x 2,1 x 30,2 cm...
  18. Uwek

    Book review THE SUN KING´S VESSELS / VAISSEAUX DU ROI SOLEIL" by J.C. Lemineur

    Book Review: THE SUN KING´S VESSELS / THE SHIPS OF THE SUN KING french original title: VAISSEAUX DU ROI SOLEIL by J.C. Lemineur translated by Francois Fougerat available in the original french edition, or in english or italian language - My copy is the english version The author presents...
  19. Uwek

    Book review The 24-gun Frigate PANDORA (Anatomy of the Ship)" by John McKay and Ron Coleman

    Book Review: The 24-gun Frigate PANDORA Anatomy of the Ship - series by John McKay and Ron Coleman my copy is the first revision Hardcover: 128 pages Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd; several Editions between 1993 and 2003 Language: English Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm This...
  20. Uwek

    Book review THE HISTORY OF THE FRENCH FRIGATE 1650-1850" by Jean Boudriot & Hubert Berti

    Book Review: THE HISTORY OF THE FRENCH FRIGATE 1650-1850 by Jean Boudriot & Hubert Berti translated by David H. Roberts actual title of revised copy FRIGATES IN THE FRENCH NAVY 1650 - 1850 AN HISTORICAL STUDY OF THE FRIGATE IN THE FRENCH NAVY original french title: La FREGATE Marine de...
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