Drake’s ship the “Golden Hind” was just 60 foot long and less than 20 feet in length amidships. Here are plans and drawings to construct of this ship plus general advice on modelling galleons.
Published by Modelcraft, no date but the original product brochures and ephemera included suggest 1943. The 36 pages book gives advice on building a galleon, with many helpful illustrations. A wallet to the rear contains a set of plans and working drawings of the Golden Hind by L. V. Price. There are 8 sheets, each 30ins by 20ins, arranged in a progressive order, each sheet covering a definite stage of construction. The scale is a quarter inch to one foot. A four page pamphlet contains historical notes on Drake’s ship, and constructional notes.
The book’s covers are in good condition with rubbing and fading in places.
The binding is secure.
The content is in vg condition, clean with light tanning appropriate with the age of the publication.
The plans are also lightly yellowing, but clean.
Building a Galleon Supplemented by Working Drawings and Plans of the Golden Hind By H. S. Coleman