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The Arming and Fitting of English Ships of War, 1600-1815

The Arming and Fitting of English Ships of War, 1600-1815

by Lavery, Brian

London: Conway Maritime Press. Fine+ in Very Good- dust jacket. (1987). Hardcover. 0851774512 . As new book in very good DJ. DJ is unclipped and has chip from bottom edge of front and a 1/4 inch tear in the top edge. Now in Brodart archival sleeve. Not a remainder. No ownership or other marks. ; 11.6 X 10.0 X 1.2 inches; 208 pages .
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$95.00
Rigging Small Sailboats

Rigging Small Sailboats

by Hankinson, Ken

Bellflower: Glen-L Marine Designs, 1973. Book. Very Good. Wraps. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. light cover rubs. 96pp..
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$20.00
Industrious, Innovative, Altruistic: The 20th Century Boat Builders of Battery Point (Signed by Author)

Industrious, Innovative, Altruistic: The 20th Century Boat Builders of Battery Point (Signed by Author)

by Mays, Nicole

Hobart: Navarine Publishing. 2018. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. No DJ as issued. As new condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Signed by the author. 367 pages. Foreword by John Lucas. Profiles the 20th century boat builders of Battery Point, their yards and the vessels they built at Battery Point, Tasmania. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Like New. 1st thus. Hardback.
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AU$100.00
The Skin Boats of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska

The Skin Boats of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska

by Stephen R Braund

U of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, 1988. A good+ hardcover in a good dust jacket. The covers are slightly bowed. Profusely illustrated. There are 141 pages. A clean, tight copy. Alaska: Umiah Eskimos: Eskimo Boats: Native Americans: St. Lawrence Island: Skin Boats: Open Sailing Boats: Material Culture.
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$50.00
Shipbuilding and Repairing in Dublin, a Record of Work Carried Out By the Dublin Dockyard Co. 1901-1923

Shipbuilding and Repairing in Dublin, a Record of Work Carried Out By the Dublin Dockyard Co. 1901-1923

by Smellie, John

Glasgow: McCorquodale & Co. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. green cloth with gilt titles, spine title sun faded. light cover rubs, slight corner bumps. edges and endpapers moderately foxed. 178pp. [ref.2.268].
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$175.00
The Davis Boats: Volume 2, Traditional Small Craft of the Northwest

The Davis Boats: Volume 2, Traditional Small Craft of the Northwest

by Loken, Marty

Seattle: Center for Wooden Boats, 1981. Book. Very Good. Stapled Wraps. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 27pp..
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$30.00
CLASSIC SMALL CRAFT YOU CAN BUILD

CLASSIC SMALL CRAFT YOU CAN BUILD

by Gardner, John

Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1993. Paperback. Near Fine. 195 pp; detailed plans of 16 designs selected by the author which include all the information the "independent" boat builder needs for laying out and building each of these; profusely illustrated with highly detaiuled line drawings; b & w photos and tables; has price sticker on rear cover; in full-color illustrated wraps.
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$38.97
Details of classic boat construction

Details of classic boat construction

by Pardey, Larry

Norton, London, New York, 1991, by Larry Pardey. first edition, 518 p., includes index, b/w drawings and photographs. very good, very good minus slight creasing of dj. Master craftsman explains time, money, materials and how to complete each stage of building a classic wooden hull. Heavy will require extra postage.
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CA$60.00
Simplified boatbuilding

Simplified boatbuilding

by Sucher, Harry V

W.W. Norton, New York, 1974, forward by Howard Chapelle, first edition, 458 p. ill. b/w plans, includes index. very good, slight fox on top of pages, good plus small tear on spine, price clipped. Framing, planking, choice of materials and tools are all discussed. The author uses the Chesapeake Bay skip jack as an example, in both low- and high-chine versions. Will require extra postage.
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CA$90.00
Tools of the Maritime Trades

Tools of the Maritime Trades

by Horsley, John E

Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing Company. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. Tan cover with gilt lettering on spine has very minimal wear and is clean. Binding sound. There are small very light tide marks on the inside upper corners infringing slightly onto the paste down endpapers. There is a some speckled foxing on the upper part of the endpapers. A small splatter on the upper corner of the text block is visible on about 15 leaves and has left a faint tide mark about... Read more
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$45.83
Modern Boat Building

Modern Boat Building

by Monk, Edwin

Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1949, by Edwin Monk, naval architect. viii, 104 p. ill. bw., plates, diags, drawings, 31 cm. Very good/good - slight chipping of dj, faded spine, price clipped. Monk began his independent career as a naval architect by designing and building his "Plan No. 1," the 50 ft. bridge-deck cruiser Nan, which became his home for seven years, moored at the Seattle Yacht Club, and was briefly his office. His designs were built by many of the Pacific Northwest builders like... Read more
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CA$35.00
The Rudder Sail Boat Plan Book

The Rudder Sail Boat Plan Book

by The Rudder editors

Rudder Publishing Co., 1948, ill.b/w sketches, diags. lines; 85 p. 31 cm. Condition good, wear to corner of boards and slight discolouration. Articles about the balance, drawings, Bluenose, Herreshoff, Endeavour and Rainbow; wire rigging,and sails. The race result of the Bermuda Race 1906-46, the list of America's Cup races.
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CA$50.00
Wooden Boat Renovation

Wooden Boat Renovation

by Trefethen, Jim

International Marine Press, Camden, 1993, ill. b/w; xvii, 270 p. 25 cm; includes index and glossary; very good/very good. Provides the basic skills of renovating a wooden boat, with advice about the purchase of boat to fix up and then how to proceed as well as maintenance.
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CA$20.00
Boatbuilding Manual

Boatbuilding Manual

by Steward, Robert M

International Marine, Camden, 1994, 4th ed. xii, 372 p. ill. b/w drawings and photos, includes index. very good/very good. Discusses wood, building, tools, lines, setting up, framing, sharpening tools, and has a bibliography. Heavy will require extra postage.
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CA$40.00