The collection contains models covering the period 1698-1889, including a large number of models and half models of

  • warships
  • merchant vessels
  • pleasure craft
  • In addition to these, there are models concerning all kinds of subjects relating to industrial, technical and scientific developments, such as

  • shipyards and dry docks
  • steam engines
  • optical telegraphs
  • lighthouses
  • artillery and other weapons
  • tools and measuring equipment
  • Features of the catalogue on CD-ROM

  • video introduction in full-colour with spoken text in English
  • complete descriptions in English of all the objets with photo
  • possibility to enlarge the photo to full-screen
  • fully searchable by keywords in either English or Dutch using Boolean operators
  • hyperlinks
  • systematic and alphabetical subject indexes, geographical index and indexes of ships names, persons and companies
  • historical introduction and extensive bibliography
  • "gallery" feature permits viewing several photographs simultaneously
  • slideshow: shows all the photographs one after another full-screen
  • notepad: for temporary storage of selections
  • Specifications CD-ROM

    Computer requirements:
    IBM-compatible computer, 486 processor with 8 MB RAM recommended. Minimal 5 MB free space on the hard disk; video card: minimal SVGA (800 x 600 pixels) with 256 colors; MS-DOS version 5.0 or higher; Windows, version 3.1 or higher. CD-ROM drive: double-speed or better. Sound card (optional)

    Availability: Available now

    Prices CD-ROM (incl. publisher's guide)

    Special offer to individuals (for personal use only)
    Dfl. 150 (excl. VAT where applicable, and shipping: please inquire for exact costs)

    Libraries/Institutions, one work-station:
    Dfl. 300 (excl. VAT where applicable, and shipping)

    Libraries/Institutions, local network:
    Dfl. 600 (excl. VAT where applicable, and shipping)

    Institutions and individuals may order directly from the publishers or through a recognized dealer/bookseller. Prepayment is required of individuals ordering directly from the publishers. Eurocheques or Giro cheques made out in Dutch guilders are acceptable forms of payment, as is Eurocard/Mastercard (please state card number and date of expiration). In North America please contact our representative at the address above.

    Institutions should indicate whether the CD-ROM will be used on a single work-station or installed on a local network.