SMALL YACHTS, 1887, WITH 63 FOLIO PLATES OF YACHT DESIGNS AND PLANS
KUNHARDT, C. P. Small Yachts. Their Design and Construction Exemplified by the Ruling Types of Modern Practice. New York: Forest and Stream, 1887. Folio (11 by 15 inches), original brown cloth gilt. $1700.
Second edition of this handsome nineteenth-century yachting folio, covering design, building, rigging, and sailing, with 63 striking folio plates, many folding.
This scarce work is particularly relevant to the American yachtsman, since it approaches these topics from an American perspective and features American yachts and designers. First published in 1885. Toy 4763. Small owner book label, owner signature.
A few marginal tears, not affecting text or images; expert restoration to original cloth and inner hinges.