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The Anatomy of the Ship series presents precisely executed line drawings of ships and ship types, both the three-view type of plan as well as perspective views, with descriptive keys. An introductory essay and a chronology explain the ship's history and its place in history as well as its design. A section of photos is followed by the meticulously prepared drawings. The inside of the jacket displays a 1/144 scale fold-out plan. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Portia Takakjian was a professional ship modeller who before devoting herself to modelling and to maritime research was a book illustrator. Her early training is apparent in the quality of the draughtsmanship displayed in this book. Her ships' plans collection is held by Mystic Seaport, The Museum of America and the Sea.
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Book Description Conway Maritime Pr, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1844860132