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Author Name:    DENES, Gabor

Title:   Your Book of Sailing. First edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Faber and Faber, London, 1963, 

Seller ID:   98722

DENES, Gabor. Your Book of Sailing. London : Faber and Faber, (1963). FirstEdition. Pp (6),7-88. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, white sailboat vignet te to front board, white lettering to spine. Toy 2082. A volume in the "Your Book of" series. "Sailing as a sport and pastime is becoming more and more popular and, although it can be taken up and enjoyed at anv age, it is best to start young. There is nothing finer for young people; it encourages aspirit of adventure, teaches self-reliance and tremendous fun. As with man y other things, only a great deal of practice can produce perfection, but the beginner must have suitable guidance. This book introduces the newcomer to the basic elements of sailing, dealing with every aspect of it thoroughly but simply." (from the dj). Contents : 1. The Purpose of this Book. 2. Some Knots, Bends and Hitches. 3. The Sailing Boat. 4. Your First Sail. 5. Luffing and Bearing Away and Other Points. 6. Tides. 7. Anchors and Anchoring. 8. Cruising. 9. Advice on Buying a Boat. Penned gift inscription, else very good in spine and corner worn, price-clipped dustjacket. 20.00


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