large format hardback [32x24cm]. 70 pages of text + plans. ISBN 2903178240.
very good condition in a slightly edge worn dust-jacket.
a fine book of use both to the naval historian and model-maker. the illustrated text is followed by a series of five fine 1/48 scale folding plans [and a duplicate of plan 2].
English edition, translated by David Roberts.
La Jacinthe was one of eleven schooners built for the French navy to the designs of the shipwright J.-F. Delamoriniere during 1823 and 1824, and as well as describing this ship, the book also provides a detailed historical background to the schooners of the French navy.