American Small Sailing Craft
Their Design, Development and Construction
By (author) Howard Irving Chapelle
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American Small Sailing Craft by Howard Irving Chapelle
Book DescriptionAmerican Small Sailing Craft (originally published 1951) is considered the classic among small-boat builders and historians. In it Chapelle has documented many fast-vanishing working boats, making this the authoritative history of a passing maritime fleet.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393031430
(244mm x 165mm x 33mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1951
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Howard Irving Chapelle
Howard I. Chapelle (1901-1975) was an American naval architect, and curator of maritime history at the Smithsonian Institution. In addition, he authored many books and articles books on maritime history and marine architecture, including Yacht Designing and Planning, Boatbuilding: A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction, The History of American Sailing Ships,The History of the American Sailing Navy: The Ships and Their Development, American Small Sailing Craft, and many more.
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