GROSVENOR, J. du V.
Title: Model Yachts and Boats: : Their Designing, Making, and Sailing. Illustrated with one hundred and twenty-one designs and working diagrams
Publisher:  L. Upcott Gill, London, 1903,
Seller ID: 62972
GROSVENOR, J. du V. Model Yachts and Boats : Their Designing, Making, and Sailing. Illustrated with one hundred and twenty-one designs and working diagrams. London: L. Upcott Gill, [n.d., ca 1903]. Pp.(4),[v]-vi,(2), -183,17p. of adverts (including two publishers' catalogues). Illustrated. 8vo, brown leather with gilt lettering to front. Toy 4388. Old but definitely not outdated, this volume presents all that needs to be known in designing, building and sailing model boats. Includes sections on the tools required, plans for designing hulls and rigging, making the models seaworthy, and sailing the finished products. Spine gone, rear board detached but present, corners bumped, light edgewear, stamp. Excellent candidate for rebinding. 90.00