This vintage book contains an detailed, step-by-step guide to constructing model ships in bottles. Complete with simple, clear instructions and handy, detailed illustrations, this book is ideal for those with an interest in making bottle ships, and it would make for a wonderful addition to collections of model-making literature. The chapters of this book include: “Model Building”, “The Tools”, “The Bottle”, “The Hull”, “The Rigging”, “Deck Erections and Painting”, “The Sea”, “Folding, Inserting and Erecting”, “The Finishing Touches”, “Dimple Bottle Model”, and “Four Mast Barque”. Although old, the information contained within these pages is timeless, and will be of considerable utility to the modern reader with an interest in model ship building. This book is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on model building.