The Boy's Own Book of Boats - Including Vessels of Every Rig and Size to be Found Floating on the Waters in All Parts of the World - Together with Com
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This vintage book is a complete guide to the boats and ships of the nineteenth century, with information on vessels of every rig and size to be found in waters the world over. With a wealth of interesting historical information as well as complete instructions on making sailing models, this volume is highly recommended for those with a keen interest in maritime history, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “Introduction”, “Ship-building”, “Rigging of a Ship”, “Sails and Masts”, “Sailing”, “The Royal Navy”, “Marine Monsters”, “English Merchantmen and Fishing Vessels”, “English Yachts and Boats”, “Vessels and Boats of Europe”, “Vessels and Boats of Africa and Asia”, “Vessels and Boats of America and the Pacific”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on building boats.


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