Mystic Seaport Museum Watercraft

By: Mystic Seaport Museum

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Book Condition: Good


Book shows light wear to covers, heavy creasing at spine with some chipping away of the outer layer at the bottom spine. Binding is otherwise solid, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Heavily illumstated with a great many b&w photos, a section at back of 58 plans. "Never before has such a comprehensive compilation of watercraft in a museum collection been published. the Mystic Seaport Museum watercraft collection, largest in the United States, is a treasury of Northeastern vessel types. Not simply a collection of boats, it is also tangible evidence of a practical art form: the shaping of wood into useful and aesthetic watercraft." 280 pages. "Mystic Seaport Museum Watercraft" features the 220 craft in the collection, with complete descriptions, 434 illustrations, selected plans, and supplementary reading lists. For easy reference, the vessels are arranged in four categories, according to power source. The entire volume is meticulously indexed. For the historian, the boatbuilder, and for those who appreciate fine craftsmanship, this book will provide hours of pleasure and will serve as a continuing reference." Contents include catboats, sailing dinghies, yachts, working craft, ketch rigged, schooner and square rigged, punts, skiffs, dories, pulling boats, tenders , guide boats, peapods, surf boats, shells salmon wherries, sea briight skiff, yankee skiff, waterfowl boats, inboards, outboards, paddling, canoes, dugouts kayaks,

Title: Mystic Seaport Museum Watercraft

Author: Mystic Seaport Museum

Categories: Boating/Ships/Nautical,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Connecticut, U.S., Mystic Seaport Museum: 1979

ISBN Number: 091337217X

ISBN Number 13: 9780913372173

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Type: Boating

Seller ID: 139322

Keywords: catboats, sailing dinghies, yachts, working craft, ketch rigged, schooner and square rigged, punts, skiffs, dories, pulling boats, tenders , guide boats, peapods, surf boats, shells salmon wherries, sea briight skiff, yankee skiff, waterfowl boats, inboards, outboards, paddling, canoes, dugouts Kayaks,