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A Field Guide to Sailboats of North America by  Richard M Sherwood - 1984 - from Bytown Bookery and Biblio.com

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A Field Guide to Sailboats of North America

by Sherwood, Richard M

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1984. Card Covers. 0395354013 . Hard "soft" boards, a smaller, narrower book with a glossy white background and color-illustrations of sailboats. Pattern of sail logs inside covers and adjacent end papers, pages at the end for Notes. Light creasing on the front & back covers. Small tear on the top front spine hinge. Clean & bright, every second page has an illustration on a different sailboat. Over 250 saiboats of North America to identify with illustrations, descriptions, and specifications. ; Peterson Field Guides; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 337 pages .

This book features the history of boat production and detailed statistical data such as draft, sail area, and hull construction. Illustrations and detailed descriptions are provided for each of 255 boats. A new chapter guides potential boat buyers through the decision-making process and offers helpful advice on types of boats, storage, finances, and alternatives to ownership.




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