The Guide to Wooden Boats: Schooners, Ketches, Cutters, Sloops, Yawls, Cats by Benjamin Mendlowitz

The Guide to Wooden Boats: Schooners, Ketches, Cutters, Sloops, Yawls, Cats

Benjamin Mendlowitz
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  • ISBN
    9780393338065 / 0393338061
  • Title The Guide to Wooden Boats: Schooners, Ketches, Cutters, Sloops, Yawls, Cats
  • Author Benjamin Mendlowitz
  • Category Ships & Shipping: General Interest
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 171
  • Publisher
    W. W. Norton & Company
  • Imprint WW Norton & Co
  • Edition
    1st
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 175mm x 13mm x 145mm

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“Being set loose in these pages is like being given the run of a candy store.”-Washington Post Book World

Publisher Description

First published in 1996, this classic pictorial tour of wooden boats showcases a rich collection of images by Benjamin Mendlowitz, the preeminent photographer of wooden boats. The result is a stunning guide to sailboats and their rigs with text by the renowned marine historian Maynard Bray-a true feast for the eyes as well as the imagination. Now available for the first time as a paperback edition, complete with Joel White's foreword and a new afterword by sailor and writer Roger Angell, this gem of a book is sure to delight both lifelong boaters and newcomers to the nautical world.

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“Being set loose in these pages is like being given the run of a candy store.” Washington Post Book World

Author Biography

Marine historian Maynard Bray has provided text for each Calendar of Wooden Boats®, as well as for six books featuring Benjamin Mendlowitz's boat photography. He lives in Brooklin, Maine.

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