>>> The Press at Toad Hall

Billed as the "home of 20,000 affordable, newly typeset, reprint editions in two collections; Timeless reading and Nautical subjects", this site has quite a collection of books, booklets and plans from times past. A lot of good information to be gleaned here:

 

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