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1 HEATON, Peter Boat. First American Edition in dustjacket
Barnes, South Brunswick & New York , 1969, 
HEATON, Peter. Boat. South Brunswick & New York : Barnes, (1969). Pp 159. 4to, red cloth. Toy 0313 (US ed). Peter Heaton = Peter Stuart-Heaton (b. May27, 1919, Yorkshire - d. August 23, 2003). "Boat is a new type of sailing book combining excerpts from the prose and poetry of international marine writers through the ages. With striking, unusual photographs of ships, boatsand the sea and such evocative things as hulls, sails, rigging, gear, rope s and fittings, it provides a visual experience as the pages are turned. Much use is made of contrast, for contrast is the essence of sea life." - from the dj. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 25.00

Price: 25.00 CDN
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2 HEATON, Peter Peter Heaton on Sailing. First Edition in dustjacket
Adam & Charles Black, London, 1967, 1967 
HEATON, Peter. Peter Heaton on Sailing. London : Adam & Charles Black, (1967). First Printing. Pp (4),[5]-253,(1) + 16 pages of b&w photos. Also illustrated with many drawings and diagrams in the text. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Peter Heaton = Peter Stuart-Heaton (b. May 27, 1919 - d. August 23, 2003).

Contents :
1. All at Sea - A General Introduction to the Sailing World;
2. Bill Jones Catches the Sailing Bug;
3. A Delight of Dinghies;
4. Examining a Yacht;
5. How to Sail;
6. Fitting Out;
7. Rope and How to Use It;
8. Simple Meteorology;
9. Pilotage;
10. Making a Friend of the Tide;
11. Anchoring and Mooring;
12. Reefing;
13. Learning at the Bar;
14. Winter Quarters;
15. Some Rope Work in Winter;
16. The Origins of a Yacht's Rig;
17. Fireside Sailing [an annotated list of recommended reading].

Very good in dustjacket 30.00


Price: 30.00 CDN
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3 HEATON, Peter Yachting : A Pictorial History
Viking Press, New York, 1973, 
HEATON, Peter. Yachting : A Pictorial History . NY: Viking Press, (1973). Pp. [1]-159,(1). Some folding leaves. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Faint dampstain to fore-edge, else vg in price-clipped dj. 20.00

Price: 20.00 CDN
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4 HEATON, Peter Yachtsman's Vade Mecum. 2nd UK in dj
Adam & Charles Black, 1969, 
HEATON, Peter. The Yachtsman's Vade Mecum. Second Edition, Enlarged. L.: Adam & Charles Black, (1969). Pp 316. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents : The Origin of Yachts and the Theory of Sailing; The Hull, Spars, Sails, Rigs, and Rigging of a Sailing Yacht; On Buying a Yacht and the Four Principal Types of Sailing Yacht; Underway; Anchoring, Picking Up Moorings, and Stowing Ship; Pilotage and Navigation; Introduction to Celestrial Navigation and the Use of the Sextant; Planning and Making a Passage and Living on Board; Yacht Racing; Bad Weather; Ropework and Ship's Husbandry; Auxiliaries and Dinghies; The Design of Power Yachts; Engines and Their Installation; The Handling of a Motor Yacht; First Aid, Seasickness, and the Medicine Chest; Flags, Signalling, and Flag Etiquette. Vg in dj. 25.00

Price: 25.00 CDN
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