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Sailing Boats from Around the World: The Classic 1906 Treatise

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Comprehensive, profusely illustrated book documents early-20th-century sailing. Includes detailed, instructional manual for beginning and experienced sailors, review of small vessels then in use; racing boats, odd and experimental vessels, and more. Over 380 line drawings and photographs, including body, deck, and sail plans. Nautical vocabulary. Indexes. Bibliography.

Book News Annotation:

Documents the state of the sailing arts in the beginning of the 20th century, including instructions for beginning and experienced sailors, a review of the great varieties of small vessels then in use, an overview of the history of boats and sailing, and a nautical vocabulary. Illustrated with b&w line drawings. Comprises an unabridged reprint of the 6th Edition of a work originally published in 1906 under the title by Chapman and Hall, Ltd., London.
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Synopsis:

Comprehensive, profusely illustrated book documents early-20th-century sailing: boat types around the world, racing boats, odd and experimental vessels, more. Over 380 illustrations and photographs. Indexes. Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486410999
Author:
Folkard, Henry Coleman
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Folkard, Henry Coleman
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - Engineering
Subject:
Sailing
Subject:
Sailboats
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Subject:
Sailing ships
Subject:
Sailing - General
Subject:
Nautical-Sailing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Maritime
Series Volume:
105-773
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 2 lb

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Comprehensive, profusely illustrated book documents early-20th-century sailing: boat types around the world, racing boats, odd and experimental vessels, more. Over 380 illustrations and photographs. Indexes. Bibliography.
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