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BOAT BUILDING WITH STEEL (Including a Chapter: Boat Building with Aluminium by Thomas Colvin) by  Gilbert C Klingel - Hardcover - 8th Impression - 1986 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

BOAT BUILDING WITH STEEL (Including a Chapter: Boat Building with Aluminium by Thomas Colvin)

by Klingel, Gilbert C

Condition: Good +/Good +


Camden, Maine, U.S.A.: International Marine Publishing Company, 1986. 248pp.,intext, b/white illustrations throughout: halftone plates, and line-drawings. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain blue boards undamaged. An original seller's sticker affixed to ffep., tape stains and minor marks on both endpapers. Textblock mildly flecked and marked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn and faded on spine. A thorough discussion of the use of steel for building small boats, both yachts and working craft. This book also includes a chapter on aluminium boatbuilding as a basis for comparison . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 13 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 600g. . 8th Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Good +/Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


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