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Cut & Assemble an Early American Seaport. 11 Easy-to-Make Full-color buildings in H-O scale [paper model]

Smith, A. G.

ISBN 10: 0486247546 / ISBN 13: 9780486247540
Published by Dover, Mineola, 1984
Used Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Oversized slim stapled booklet, photo blue/white covers. Pristine condition, all pieces intact. With 15 pgs of text & color plates "A" through "P." Giftworthy! 17,000 PB shelf. Bookseller Inventory # 056540

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Title: Cut & Assemble an Early American Seaport. 11...

Publisher: Dover, Mineola

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Relive the excitement and bustle of life in an early New England seaport, where men unloaded barrels of whale oil from waiting boats, the smell of freshly caught clams cut through the salty air, and the bell of a distant lighthouse tolled a melancholy sound. Inspired by the famous seaport restoration of Mystic, Connecticut, this full-color replica re-creates scenes of bygone days, when fishing, whaling, and shipbuilding made seaports important centers of American life.
Complete step-by-step instructions and exploded diagrams explain how to cut, fold, and assemble 11 three-dimensional buildings accurately rendered on heavy card stock. They include a Lighthouse, Captain's House, Cooper's Shop, Ship Chandlery, Fish Shack, Lifesaving Station, Tavern, Shipsmith's Shop, Clam House, Sparmaker's Shop, and Outhouse. You'll also find a full array of boats, a wagon, a pier, and shop signs — everything you need to build this authentic model of a nineteenth-century seaport. Informative captions relate the function of each building and a brief Introduction supplies fascinating historical background.

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