Yacht Architecture, by Dixon Kemp - 1885 [1st Ed]


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 Yacht Architecture:
A Treatise On
The Laws Which Govern The Resistance Of Bodies Moving In Water; Propulsion By Steam And Sail; Yacht Designing; And Yacht Building

by Dixon Kemp



FIRST EDITION of this historic and still-published book explaining the theory and science behind building boats.

  • Includes many tables and diagrams, with many fold-out drawings.
  • Plates have not been counted, but no apparent signs of removal.
  • Covers have blind tooling with gilt on spine.
  • Binding: Hardback, Original
  • 470 pages + 6 pp of ads
  • Publishing Information: Horace Cox (London) 1885
  • Dimensions: 7.25 x 10.75 inches (approx).
  • Water damage is evident on back cover and top 1/4 of spine.
  • Front pastedown is chipped, damaged and cracked at hinge. Back pastedown has water damage.
  • Back hinge is cracked at start of index.
  • Binding is intact but fragile.
  • Inside pages are lightly tanned; light pencil on title page.
  • Minor to moderate edge damage to foldouts in last half of book.
  • AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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Weight for this item is estimated between 6-7 lb.

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Binding: Hardcover
Subject: Boating
Topic: Building
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Origin: English
Year Printed: 19950000
Country of Manufacture: United Kingdom
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