The Sea-Boat. How to Build and Sail Her.

By Robert C Leslie

Printed: 1892

Publisher: Chapman & Hall. London

Dimensions 14 × 20 × 2 cm

Language: English

Size (cminches): 14 x 20 x 2

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Blue cloth binding with gilt title on the spine. Etching image of a sail boat on the front board.

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A very rare book providing much practical advice

A fascinating collection of articles by various authors, first published in 1886. Contains detailed, illustrated chapters on making and sailing a variety of boats. Contents include: Small Boats: How to Rig and Sail Them – How to Make a Boat – How to Build a Catamaran – Flat-Boating for Boys – How to Make a Canvas Canoe – Canadian and Birch Bark Canoes – Paper and Other Typical Canoes – How to Build a Punt – Rafts and Catamarans, etc.

How to build, rig, and sail her: including practical directions for handling small boats in launching or landing through a surf upon an ..  All terms used in boat building, rigging, etc.

Condition notes

crack on inner hinge

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