The History of American Sailing Ships.
New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1935. First edition 4to. 400 pp. Previous owner's signature to front page. Dust jacket lightly worn at corners, edges, head and tail of spine, small tear to bottom edge of front, some soiling and creasing to front and back, light wear to edges around back inside flap. History of the development of the various types of sailing vessels and rigs in America from the earliest Colonial craft down to modern racing and cruising yachts. With black-and-white illustrations by Howard I. Chapelle (author), George C. Wales and Henry Rusk. First edition, inscribed by the author. Fine in Very Good dj Cloth (Item ID: 40884)