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THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS

by Chapelle, Howard I

Condition: Fine/Fine


New York: Bonanza Books, 1935. Full blue cloth with embossed navy lettering to cover and spine. Book is clean and fresh in a bright dj with two short, closed edge tears. " This is the first complete history ever published of the development of the various types of sailing vessels and rigs in America from the earliest Colonial craft down to and including modern racing and cruising yachts." The book presents more than 200 plans, perspectives and sketches as well as contemporary paintings and photographs. Very nice copy. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by George C. Wales, Henry Rusk.


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