The Whaleboat : a Study of Design, Construction, and USe from 1850 to 1970
Ansel, Willitss D.

Mystic, CT Mystic Seaport Museum 1978 First edition Octavo in slightly landscape format (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, dust jacket has a more wear with a few chips and very short closed tears at edges. Bookplate of former owner on LAST free endpaper. 147 p. w/ b&w illus, line drawings, 9 fold out schematics of boats, bibliography, glossary, short index. An attractive and detailed book covering different whale boat designs, both those made for whaling proper and those who just shared the sharp prowed design. Very good Hardcover (Item ID: 17179)


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