tall 8vo [29x20cm]. hardback. pp93 + 8 pages of adverts. 34 folding and full-page plates from drawings and designs by the author.
a little foxing and browning, but generally in good clean condition internally.
the original hardback binding is sound, but rather grubby, a bit worn, and faded to the spine.
a very scarce early 20th century treatise on yacht design and construction, by an influential British yacht designer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Linton Hope's designs encompassed a wide range of craft from canoes to ocean-going yachts, and even early flying boats.