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1 BUTLER, T. Harrison Cruising Yachts : Design and Performance. 1st UK in dj.
Robert Ross & Co,., London, 1945, 
BUTLER, T. Harrison. Cruising Yachts : Design and Performance. London: Robert Ross & Co., (1945). First Printing. Pp. [1]-143,(1), frontis. Illustrated. 8vo, tan cloth with blue decoration to front and blue lettering to frontand spine. Toy 4725. This volume "represents the life work of a man devote d to [small yacht design] in a simple, knowledgeable, and easily understoodmanner, from the first rough sketch to the completed design and specificat ions. Particular emphasis has been laid on the matter of hull balance, a subject which, until the Author directed attention to it, was little understood or appreciated." - from the dj. Also includes chapters on ballasting, sails, rigging and gear, engine installation, finding the centre of gravity, and numerous other aspects of small boat design and construction. Sticker to front board, bookplate, stamp to top edge and front pastedown, name tag, else vg in rubbed, chipped, tape-repaired, sticker-ghosted, unclipped dj. The English edition is peculiarly scarce; even more so when factoring in a dust jacket. 80.00

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