First published by Model Yachting Association 1937. pp.xi 50 plus 16-page Supplement of Pictures selected from many of the originals painted by the author. Text revised with numerous Illustrations in the text including detailed drawings of construction and a fold-out sail plan. Grey paper-covered boards with slight browning to top and bottom edges. Page edges tanned. Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: THE NORFOLK WHERRY ITS CONSTRUCTION ...
Verlag: Geo. R. Reeve
Auflage: First Thus
Buchbeschreibung Geo. R. Reeve, Wymondham, Norfolk, 2nd ed., revised, 1953. Xi + 50 + (iv) + 12 (Supplement) pp., frontis., + 14 other plates + 26 drawings & diagrams (1 fldg.). Blue boards ; black lettering. 23 x 15cm. Slight discolouring of binding o/w V.G. First published by the Model Yachting Association in 1937, this revised post-war edition contains added illustrations. For over a hundred years the Norfolk wherry sailed Norfolk’s marshes, broads and rivers ; no Broadland scene was complete without a graceful wherry carrying goods along smooth inland waters of Norfolk and Suffolk. In this book the construction, fittings, rig and sails, are examined, described and illustrated. A Supplement of 14 halftone engravings, plus 26 drawings, etc., make this particularly useful for model-makers. The author also provides local nautical terms, a list of contemporary wherries, and tales of the Norfolk Broads. SCARCE. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers C147B083