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Cruising Yachts: Design and Performance.

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The first edition, first impression, of this classic book on yacht design by Thomas Harrison Butler.

The major and most important part of this book was published in The Yachtman as a series of articles on Simple Yacht Designing.

Dr Thomas Harrison Butler was a skilled, yet amateur, designer responsible for some hundreds of classic English cruising yachts which still grace our seas. Cruising Yachts, his design manifesto, first appeared in 1945-the year of his death.
He was an ophthalmic surgeon and eye specialist who designed sailing boats as a hobby. Yachts are still being built to his plans, and there is an international Harrison Butler Association.

CONDITION: Mild shelf wear to extremities with tanning/foxing to page edges. Single Ex-Libris stamp on inside board. Contents clear and without annotations. Numerous B&W diagrams. (See photos for details)

Item details

Added value:
First Edition, First Impression
Author(s):
T. Harrison Butler
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.5 x 14.5 x 2cm
Edition:
1945
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
143
Publisher:
Robert Ross and Co.

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The first edition, first impression, of this classic book on yacht design by Thomas Harrison Butler.

The major and most important part of this book was published in The Yachtman as a series of articles on Simple Yacht Designing.

Dr Thomas Harrison Butler was a skilled, yet amateur, designer responsible for some hundreds of classic English cruising yachts which still grace our seas. Cruising Yachts, his design manifesto, first appeared in 1945-the year of his death.
He was an ophthalmic surgeon and eye specialist who designed sailing boats as a hobby. Yachts are still being built to his plans, and there is an international Harrison Butler Association.

CONDITION: Mild shelf wear to extremities with tanning/foxing to page edges. Single Ex-Libris stamp on inside board. Contents clear and without annotations. Numerous B&W diagrams. (See photos for details)

Added value:
First Edition, First Impression
Author(s):
T. Harrison Butler
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.5 x 14.5 x 2cm
Edition:
1945
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
143
Publisher:
Robert Ross and Co.

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