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SHIP BUILDERS' MANUAL.. The Ship Builders' Manual: A Brief Treatise on the Modern Practice of Ship-Building, and Matters Connected Therewith; some Account of the later Improvements Introduced by Sir R. Seppings, and others, and of the Application of Steam to the purpose of Navigation; the Method of Launching... Lists of Arsenals and Dock Yards; The Shipwrights' Company, &c.1829

London: Cowie and Strange, First edition, 12mo (145 x 90 mm), viii, [4], 186pp., cont. half calf, rubbed, head and foot of spine a little chipped. An extremely rare anonymous manual for the ship builder. Chapters include: Origin and History of Naval Architecture, General Observations on the Construction of Vessels, On the Science of Ship Building or Naval Architecture, On Ships in General, etc. Copac locates the British Library copy only (the 4 pages of list of contents not mentioned in the collation of their copy); Not found on OCLC.

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