For sale is a lot of two books about marine and ship carving. The books in this lot:
Marine Carving Handbook by Jay S. Hanna. International Marine Publishing Company. Hardcover with dust jacket, 1976, 93 pages. A little shelf wear to the dust jacket. The previous owner's name is blacked out on the front free page but otherwise it's a clean copy. This book gives instruction on carving stern boards, dolphins, roped edges, stern eagles, billetheads, and more. Illustrated with drawings and photographs.
Shipcarvers of North America by M.V. Brewington. Dover Publications, Inc. Softcover, 1972 republication of the original 1962 work, 173 pages. Some light shelf wear to the covers, previous owner's name blacked out on the front free page, clean copy otherwise. This book is a complete and detailed record of the men who made figureheads and other ship's decorations during the heyday of the clipper ship. Illustrated with drawings and photographs.