Colin Archer and the Seaworthy Double-Ender

London, Stanford Maritime, 1979.

Quarto; papered boards; an excellent copy with the lightly rubbed dustwrapper.

With the ownership signature and details of maritime enthusiast Peter McBride. Colin Archer (1832-1921), 'the great naval architect and boatbuilder who ... designed the most seaworthy boats and vessels the world had seen', including the ''Fram', which brought the Norwegian explorers Nansen and later Amundsen on their voyages to the Arctic and Antarctic' (Colin Archer website).

Item #119666

Price (AUD): $55.00

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