Adventurers Afloat - a Nautical Bibliography

Adventurers Afloat - a Nautical Bibliography

by Ernest W. Toy Jr., Jr. Toy
     
 

A comprehensive guide to books in English recounting the adventures of amateur sailors upon the waters of the world.See more details below

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A comprehensive guide to books in English recounting the adventures of amateur sailors upon the waters of the world.

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Wilson Library Bulletin
...a very useful evaluative bibliography that will help sailors, even those who never leave their armchairs, navigate the English-language boating literature.
Preview
Recommended for libraries catering to patrons with an interest in sailing, its history and technology; as a selection tool for related reading; and for yacht clubs with libraries. It is ideally suited to the interested amateur sailor, armchair adventurer, or practical sailor.
Reference Quarterly
The book's scope is impressive. The author has something here for almost any boating enthusiast...
American Reference Books Annual
This will be a definitive bibliography for years to come
CHOICE
...a useful guide...
Choice
...a useful guide...
American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
This will be a definitive bibliography for years to come
Booknews
A comprehensive guide to books in English recounting the adventures of amateur sailors around the world with yachts, boats, canoes, kayaks, surfboards, model boats and ice boats, including works on cruising, racing, seamanship, navigation, design, and building from the earliest writings through 1986. Nearly 5600 entries, most of which are well annotated. Author-title and ship/boat indices. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810821897
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Pages:
1193
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.74(h) x 2.94(d)

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