Sailing, Seamanship And Yacht Construction.
Peter Davies Limited.
4to. 8.5 x 11 inches. x + [ii] + 271 pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, with gilt block on front board, in pictorial dust wrapper, which is damp stained with missing portions on lower edge. Lower parts of boards and edge affected by damp with staining; otherwise a very good copy with a clean interior. Signed by author on front pastedown. Illustrated throughout by black and white photographs, including frontispiece, maps and diagrams. First published 1934, the first major published work of Uffa Fox (1898-1972), from the Isle of Wight, influential boat designer and racing, cruising and sailing enthusiast. Copy signed by author.
[Stock No. 26030]