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Author Name:    PHILLIPS-BIRT, D.

Title:   Eye for a Yacht 1st in torn dj

Publisher:    Faber and Faber, 1955, 

Seller ID:   47131

PHILLIPS-BIRT, D. An Eye for a Yacht. L.: Faber and Faber, (1955). First Edition. Pp 116. Illustrated with frontis + 20 pp of b/w plates, each with a corresponding page of text. 4to, blue cloth. Toy 4780. "Mr. Phillips-Birt studies the descent of the modern yacht, and the reasons for the appearance and the disappearance of various types. Of particular interest to yachtsmenon both sides of the Atlantic will be his discussion of the traditional di fference in the design of English and American yachts and his questioning of the value of various habits of thought and design which have been handed down for generations in many countries." -from the dust jacket. Slightly cocked, wear to spine ends and extremities, soiling to narrow band of entire lower edge of front cover else vg in torn, chipped and soiled dj. 60.00

Price = 60.00 CDN
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