Steam Yachts and Launches; their machinery and management
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New York, Forest & Stream Publishing Co., 1887
The very scarce original edition of this pioneering work on the steam yacht. 1st edition. pp239 + 7 pages of adverts. illustrated with engraved views of craft and machinery (mostly machinery).
good clean condition hardback. light wear and rubbing to the original brown cloth binding.
a review of the steam engine as applied to yachts; laws governing yachts in American waters; rules for racing; rules for building; pilot regulations; specific types of machinery; design of hulls, etc., etc.