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Sanding for Yachtsmen

By: CALAHAN, H. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sterling Tool Products Co., Chicago, IL, 1949,:

Seller ID: 66067


CALAHAN, H. A. Sanding for Yachtsmen . (Chicago, IL: Sterling Tool ProductsCo., 1949). Pp. 1-35,[1]. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled printed white and grey card covers. Not in Toy. A slim volume on the techniques of sanding a boat , and the use of certain tools in doing so. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Sailing Technique. 10th pr in dj.

By: CALAHAN, H. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1966,:

Seller ID: 76925


CALAHAN, H. A. Sailing Technique. New York: Macmillan, (1966). Tenth Printing. Pp. 459, frontis., + 14 p. of plates. 8vo, tan cloth with blue lettering to front and spine. Toy 2053, Morris & Howland p.25. Presentation inscription to ffep, else vg in rubbed, chipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Gadgets and Wrinkles : A Compendium of Man's Ingenuity at Sea. 2nd pr in dj.

By: CALAHAN, H.A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1945,:

Seller ID: 79100


CALAHAN, H.A. Gadgets and Wrinkles : A Compendium of Man's Ingenuity at Sea. New York : Macmillan, 1945. Second Printing. Pp 316, frontis., 6 leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1823, Morris & Howland p.25. "Dj adds: A Book for Yachtsmen" An explanation of over five hundred mechanical devices and procedures designed to make modern yachts more efficient and easier to handle. Some light shelfwear, else very good in rubbed, browned, chipped, worn dustjacket 25.00 View more info

Learning to Sail. First Edition

By: CALAHAN, H.A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1932,:

Seller ID: 35821


CALAHAN, H.A. Learning to Sail. New York : Macmillan, 1932. First Printing.Pp 316. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2052 : "Very useful. Not seriously dated.", M orris & Howland p.25. A dandy vintage guide to small yacht sailing. Contents include: "The Selection of a Boat"; "The Mooring"; "Acquiring a Vocabulary"; "Looking Her Over-Preliminary Warnings"; "Three Useful Knots"; "Bendingand Hoisting Sail"; "Reefing"; "The Theory of Sailing"; "Before the Wind"; "Sailing to Windward"; "Reaching"; "Making and Cle... View more info

Yachtsman's Omnibus : Learning to Sail; Learning to Race; Learning to Cruise. 9th pr,

By: CALAHAN, H.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1966,:

Seller ID: 16735


CALAHAN, H.A. Yachtsman's Omnibus : Learning to Sail; Learning to Race; Learning to Cruise. New York: Macmillan Co., (1966). Ninth Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xxii,(2),1-345, (5),vii-xv,(3),1-319, (5),vii-xii,(2),1-286,(2). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, tan cloth with blue titles to front and spine.Toy 1824, Morris & Howland p.25. "This book is written for the landlubber. It begins at the beginning, and give just enough information to enable any one to take out a small boat and bring her back in safety. I feel there is need for such a book. Nearly everything that has been written on the su... View more info

Learning to Sail. new ed, 16th pr in dj

By: CALAHAN, H.A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1946,:

Seller ID: 19878


CALAHAN, H.A. Learning to Sail. New Edition with Supplementary Chapter. NewYork : Macmillan Co., 1946. Sixteenth Printing. Pp 345. 8vo, blue cloth. T oy 2052 : "Very useful. Not seriously dated.", Morris & Howland p.25. Top edge lightly spotted, bookplate, else vg in worn dj. 25.00 View more info

So You're Going to Buy a Boat. First Edition.

By: CALAHAN, H.A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1939,:

Seller ID: 95929


CALAHAN, H.A. So You're Going to Buy a Boat. New York: Macmillan, 1939. First Printing (stated). Pp. [i]-viii,(2),1-269,(1), frontispiece + 4 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to front and spine. Toy 4436. Contents: 1. Sea Fever; 2. How Will You Use Her?; 3. Form; 4. Stability; 5. Speed; 6. Seakindliness; 7. Good Behavior; 8. Character; 9. Construction; 10. Condition--Rot; 11. Condition--Corrosion; 12. Condition--Fatigue; 13. Condition--Animal Attacks; 14. Condition--Shipwreck; 15. Rig; 16. Spars; 17. Sails; 18. Standing and Running Rigging; 19. The Motor; 20. Co... View more info

Tales and Techniques of Boating. in dj

By: WHITING, John R., (ed.) CALAHAN, H.A. DAVISON, Ann SCHULBERG, Budd

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ziff-Davis Publishing, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 69001


WHITING, John R., (ed.). Tales and Techniques of Boating. New York : Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, Inc., (1959). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),3-338,(2) including plates. Toy 1964. "Tales and Techniques of Boating has been especially edited and written for the boating family that likes to readand talk as well as know about boats. [...] supplies the thorough, solid k ind of information that every boatowner likes to have on hand. It is also the kind of adventure reading boating people love." - the dust jacket. Adventure section: Sumner Ahlbum's "You're Bleeding on My Deck";... View more info