ORIGINS OF SEA TERMS by John G. Rogers
This book differs from existing glossaries in its emphasis on word roots and earliest meanings, and in its witty style. Old salt Rogers has compiled 1,249 entries on ship-board life, shiphandling, sea and weather conditions, and naval and technical terms.
(220 pages, paper)B6116
BUILDING THE HERRESHOFF DINGHY by Barry Thomas
How they built these classic boats at the famous Herreshoff Manufacturing Company. Forty-seven photos, drawings and four fold-out plans make this a real how-to book of much value.
(50 pages, paper) B6142
THE COMPLETE RIGGERS APPRENTICE by Brion Toss
The definitive book on the modern art of rigging, written by its most entertaining practioner. This abundantly illustrated book meets the changing face of todays materials while remaining true to the traditional practices and principles.
(392 pages) B6131
BOATBUILDING DOWN EAST by Royal Lowell
Subtitled How Lobsterboats Are Built, this is a first-class how-to book on wooden boat- building. Lowell, who built his first boat at the age of 10, was one of the Maine coasts master builders, and he left a permanent legacy in lobster boat design and construction.
(196 pages) B6147