Mansir, A. Richard 1932–
Mansir, A. Richard 1932–
Born March 19, 1932, in New York, NY; son of Allen (a paper-company executive) and Helen Mansir; married Carol Lynch (a commercial artist) June, 1966 (divorced). Education: Attended Cleveland Institute of Art, Ohio State University, and Western Reserve University; Cranbrook Academy of Art, graduate.
Home—801 Manevar Rd., Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007.
Writer and art director. Ameron Corp., Pasadena, CA, advertising manager; freelance art director.
A Modeler's Guide to Hull Construction, Moonraker Publications (Dana Point, CA), 1980.
A Modeler's Guide to Rigging, Moonraker Publications (Dana Point, CA), 1981.
Planking Model Ships: A Step-by-Step Procedure for Beginning and Advanced Modelers, 1982.
A Modeler's Guide to Ancient and Medical Ships to 1650, Aero Publishers (Fallbrook, CA), 1982.
The Art of Ship Modeling, 1983, revised as How to Build Ship Models: A Beginner's Guide, Aero Publishers (Fallbrook, CA), 1988.
How to Model Small Boats: Moonraker Workbook, 1983.
(With Henry Bridenbeck) A Scratch Modeler's Log, Aero Publishers (Fallbrook, CA), 1984.
Build a Wells Fargo Stagecoach, Charlesbridge (Water-town, MA), 1999.
Stagecoach: The Ride of a Century, Charlesbridge (Water-down, MA), 1999.
Work in Progress
Qoya, a Novel of Colonial Peru; Mary Ann and the Clipper Ship.
A. Richard Mansir told SATA: "The advertising industry provided me a living for some years, though my heart wasn't in it. I wanted to write and publish, which I finally began to do full time in 1989 with my "Moon-raker" books for ship modelers. Maritime history interest spread into history in general, which inspired illustrations of past events to accompany my books."
Biographical and Critical Sources
Social Education, May, 2000, review of Stagecoach: The Ride of a Century, p. 11.
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