volume 1: Pilot Schooners of North America and Great Britain.
volume 2. Schooners and Open Boats of the European Pilots and Watermen.
written under the direction of Tom Cunliffe
La Chasse-Maree, Chatham, & Wooden Boat, 2001-2002.2 volumes. large format hardbacks [32x23cm]. 690 pages in all.
fine condition in the dust-jackets
[very heavy books that will require extra shipping charges for some overseas destinations]
destined to be the definitive work, a magnificent study of sail and oar pilot boats of Europe and North America.
the text, compiled from contributions by various experts, is complemented with a wealth of plans, line drawings and illustrations.