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The Motor Boat and Yachting Manual

Staff of the Motor Boat and Yachting

Editorial: Temple Press, London, 1949
Condición: VG Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: BOPBooks (Tauranga, BOP, Nueva Zelanda)

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This was the 14th edition of the "Motor Boat and Yachting Manual", but the first to appear since 1939, when the outbreak of WWII curtailed publication till 1949, with this copy being a second impression of that issue. After such a delay it was virtually a new volume, having undergone an almost complete re-writing with some material updated. A new sections dealt with legal issues and jet power for marine propulsion was diuscfussed. Also included was extensive coverage giving details and two-view drawings of the major types of light motor craft operated by the Royal Navy in WWII. The 20 chapters include the first principles of boat construction, high speed motor boats, plans for building six boats, metal hulls, propulsion systems, sailing and sail plans, navigation gear for cruising yachts and a list of yacht and motor boat clubs. 338 pages including index, 13 pages marine related adverts at front, plus 20 pages following index, six foldout plans/diagrams, illustrated throughout with b/w photos, plans, drawings, sketches, cut-aways, diagrams, tables and graphs. Blue hard covers have faded titles front and spine, few spots,occasional light wear edges and spine extremities, light bumping to corners, Text block VG+ and firm in boards, no inscriptions. N° de ref. de la librería 003794

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Título: The Motor Boat and Yachting Manual

Editorial: Temple Press, London

Año de publicación: 1949

Encuadernación: Hard Covers

Ilustrador: Photos. Plans, Charts, Maps, Drawings and Sketches.

Condición del libro:VG

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Edición: 14th

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