Cambridge: Cornell Maritime Press, 1963. Charts, drawings, photos. Hardcover. Octavo. xiv, 319 pages pages. Good+. Blue cloth over boards with gilt spine titles. Some rubbing and fraying to cloth along top and bottom edges of upper board, shallow chips and rubs to spine ends. Neat prior owner name penned at top edge of front pastedown, one or two neat underlines in text. Overall clean and sound.
Landmark hull design book by Lindsay Lord. During prohibition he was commissioned by rumrunners to design boats fast enough to outrun law enforcement. He went on to revolutionize this aspect of naval architecture during World War II and beyond.