Sloops & Shallops. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BAKER, William A.

Price: $60.00

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BAKER, William A. Sloops & Shallops. Illustrations by the author. Barre, Mass. : Barre Publishing Company, 1966. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xiv,1-174,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. This volume "continues the studies of early North American vessels that [the author] began inhis 'Colonial Vessels'." It focuses on the "development of shallops along the Atlantic seaboard and Chesapeake Bay from open work boats suitable for a number of uses to fully decked vessels employed in the offshore fisheriesof New England." Also focuses on the construction of sloops, which served as an ulterior means of coastwise and offshore mercantile and fisheries practices. Chapters : 1. Early Shallops; 2. Colonial Development; 3. Early Sloops;4. A Confusion of Sloops; 5. Two-Mast Boats; 6. Chebacco Boats; 7. Chebacco Boat Descendants; 8. Sloops 1700-1783; 9. After the Revolution; 10. The Packet Sloop Mayflower. With Epilogue, notes, and glossary. Very good, tidy copy in lightly worn unclipped dustjacket 60.00

Title: Sloops & Shallops. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: BAKER, William A.

Categories: 83,

Publisher: Barre, 1966,:

Seller ID: 27685

Keywords: NAUTICAL SHIPBUILDING DESIGN UNITED STATES AMERICAN SHIPS SAIL,