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Building the St. Mary : The Building of a Yacht by a Young Man and his Wife, and the Maiden Race and Voyage Home, through the Western Isles of Scotland. in dj.

By: NICOLSON, Ian

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Tileyard Press, London , 1965,:

Seller ID: 31590


NICOLSON, Ian. Building the "St. Mary": The Building of a Yacht by a Young Man and his Wife, and the Maiden Race and Voyage Home, through the Western Isles of Scotland. London : Tileyard Press, (1965). Pp 152. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4943. A detailed account of the pleasures and difficulties encountered during the building of an experimental ketch, and during herinitial voyages in Scotland. Very good in dustjacket. Typed letter signed by author laid in. 60.00 View more info

Yacht Designer's Sketchbook. 1st UK in dj.

By: NICOLSON, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan Nautical Books, London, 1983, ISBN:0333330706:

Seller ID: 70229


NICOLSON, Ian. Yacht Designer's Sketchbook. London: Macmillan Nautical Books, (1983). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-159,(1). Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, black cloth with metallic lettering to spine. Toy 4948: "Ideas for making things for yachts and doing things to them which work and make life on board better." Includes numerous rudimentary sketches of integral yacht design aspects. Name tag, else vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Build Your Own Boat : Building and Fitting Out for Sail or Power. 1st US in dj.

By: NICOLSON, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1982, ISBN:0393032736:

Seller ID: 73951


NICOLSON, Ian. Build Your Own Boat : Building and Fitting Out for Sail or Power . New York: Norton, (1982). First US Printing. Pp. (10),1-198. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4944 : "Finishing a bare fibreglass hull. Has useful detailed information and diagrams. Helpful pointers for evaluating a boat for purchase." "By following his instructions, backed up by many sketches and diagrams, the enthusiast will find that he too can singlehandedly, or with help, build, fit-out, and launch boat as sound and seaworthy, and far bigger, than a... View more info

Ian Nicolson's Guide to Boat Buying. 1st UK in dj.

By: NICOLSON, Ian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 70252


NICOLSON, Ian. Ian Nicolson's Guide to Boat Buying. L.: Adlard Coles, (1969). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-149,(3), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. Small8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4471. Occasional tape gho sts, else vg in price-clipped dj. 10.00 View more info

Designer's Notebook : Ideas for Yachtsmen. 1st UK in dj.

By: NICOLSON, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1970, ISBN:0229974902:

Seller ID: 91700


NICOLSON, Ian. Designer's Notebook : Ideas for Yachtsmen. [Construction, fittings, equipment and how to improve your own boat]. (London): Adlard Coles, (1970). First Printing. Pp. [1]-230,(2). Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4777. Name inked to ffep, light spotting to top edge, else very good in rubbed, nicked, verso-spotted, price-clipped dust jacket. 20.00 View more info

Small Steel Craft. Design, construction, and maintenance. Third Impressionin dustjackeet.

By: NICOLSON, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1975, ISBN:0229986323:

Seller ID: 27923


NICOLSON, Ian. Small Steel Craft : Design, Construction and Maintenance. (St. Albans): Adlard Coles, (1975). Third Impression. Pp 206. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. "The author considers the advantages of steel construction for all types of small ships and boats. He discusses the repair, rebuildingand design features which are unique to steel. The characteristics of mode rn steels and alloys are considered, together with the necessity of rationalising building by using a minimum number of different sizes of bar and plates. Also explained are ways of avoiding time-consuming and highly skil... View more info

Log of the Maken. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NICOLSON, Ian COBB, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Peter Davies, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 14984


NICOLSON, Ian. The Log of the Maken. With coloured frontispiece by David Cobb. London : Peter Davies, (1961). First Printing. Pp (6),1-[193],(1) + frontispiece. 8vo, red cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 0735 : "a well-written and entertaining account". "This is the fascinating story of how Ian Nicolson, yachtsman, naval architect and author, joined a Canadian and Norwegian to sail the 45-foot ketch Maken from England via the Panama Canal to Vancouver, Canada. The Log of the Maken is more than just a 'sailing book'.While that side of the story will fascinate all devotees of the... View more info

Log of the Maken. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NICOLSON, Ian COBB, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Peter Davies, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 35055


NICOLSON, Ian. The Log of the Maken. With coloured frontispiece by David Cobb. London : Peter Davies, (1961). First Printing. Pp (6),1-[193],(1) + frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0735 : "a well-written and entertaining account". "This is the fascinating story of how Ian Nicolson, yachtsman, navalarchitect and author, joined a Canadian and Norwegian to sail the 45-foot ketch Maken from England via the Panama Canal to Vancouver, Canada. The Logof the Maken is more than just a 'sailing book'. While that side of the st ory will fascinate all devotees of the arts and mysteries of lon... View more info

Surveying Small Craft. 1st ed, 2nd pr in dj.

By: NICOLSON, Ian NICHOLSON, Ian.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, 1975,:

Seller ID: 43069


NICOLSON, Ian. Surveying Small Craft. Drawings by the author. L: Adlard Coles Limited, (1975).First Edition, Second Impression. Pp 224. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4778. "The problems and defects of different materials and construction methods; clues to condition and quality of workmanship; remedies for defects; modern and traditional construction, and engine installations are covered." -from the dj. Slightly cocked, some light edge-bumping, spotting to endpapers, else vg in nicked, lightly spotted, price-clipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Surveying Small Craft. 1st in dj.

By: NICOLSON, Ian NICHOLSON, Ian.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, 1974,:

Seller ID: 54821


NICOLSON, Ian. Surveying Small Craft. Drawings by the author. London: Adlard Coles Limited, (1974). First Edition. Pp 224. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4778. "The problems and defects of different materials and construction methods; clues to condition and quality of workmanship; remedies for defects; modern and traditional construction, and engine installations are covered." -from the dj. Name, else very good in nicked, price-clipped dust jacket. 20.00 View more info

Boat Data Book. 1st Nautical edition.

By: NICOLSON, Ian.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nautical,, 1978, ISBN:0245509933:

Seller ID: 66172


NICOLSON, Ian. The Boat Data Book. (Lymington, Hampshire: Nautical, (1978).First Nautical Edition. Pp 191. Illustrated with numerous technical drawin gs, tables, and graphs. 8vo, illustrated brown cloth, gilt and silver lettering to spine and cover. Toy 4776. "Information, Standards and Reference for: Owners; builders; repairers; designers; draughtsman; students." -from the cover. ["Specifications for: anchors, winches, deck fittings, shackles, fastenings, rope, rigging, spars, cabling, piping, steering, ventilation, cabin interiors"] -from a later edition. Previous owner's nam... View more info