This book is the story of this famous ship’s career, as well as a highly detailed technical manual on the construction and fitting, and the alterations and restoration of an 18th century man-of-war. It is a reference work for historians, model-makers, conservationists and enthusiasts.
The book is illustrated with 200 drawings and photographs.The dust wrapper is in vg condition, bright, with a 2cm closed tear to bottom of the spine to the rear, a 1 cm closed tear to the bottom edge to the fore, slight rubbing to the extremities and general handling marks. Underneath, the glazed boards are clean, fresh and in fine condition. Inside, the content is very clean and in fine condition.
HMS Victory: Her Construction, Career and Restoration By Alan McGowan
- Caxton Editions, 2003
- 24 x 29 cm
- 222 pages