Title: Small Yachts. Their Design and Constructuction Exemplified by the ruling types of Modern Practice / Supplement to Small Yachts
Author: Kunhardt, C.P.
Publisher: Forest and Stream Publishing Company
Publication Date: 1891
Condition: Very Good
Jacket condition: None as issued
Edition: New and Enlarged
Notes: Two volumes, including supplement. Folio, 473 pages plus 87 full page black and white plates. The best edition of this important work on yacht construction and design. Sections on major types of the period, including catboats, cutters, centerboard yachts, etc., as well as more obscure sharpies, flatties, sneakboxes and canoes. WITH "Supplement to Small Yachts. Containing Examples of Yachts and Small Craft build in America and England Between 1890 and 1896." With working drawings and details by W.P. Stephens, NY. 1896. Folio, 104 pages text, 63 full page lines and plans. Both works in Very Good condition, clean and bright, with minor flaws appropriate for age. Matching original boards, rebacked with reinforced hinges. Corner tips worn through. Gilt titles are clear and bright.