Came across this on Amazon, not yet published but it looks like it will be the next book in the "A History in Ship Models" series that is being issued by the National Maritime Museum. The titles issued in the series are thus far The Ship of the Line by Brian Levery, The Sailing Frigate by Robert Gerdiner and Warships of the Great War Era by David Hobbs. I have the three currently available and I am excited to get my hands on this new offering as soon as it becomes available. The books in this series feature dozens of excellent clear very sharp photos of great representative models from the Museums collections, used to illustrate the history of the subject. The text is pretty good if brief, the editors wisely erred on the side of good glossy illustrations and the text provides the historical overview with enough detail to satisfy but without overburdening readers like myself who are really just there for the rich imagery.