London: Fishing News (Books) Limited, (1967). First Edition. Hardcover. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Item #11425.137
Jacket in Mylar protector; Detailed reference from the third FAO Congress on Fishing Boats of the World, held in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1965. This volume focuses on smaller types of craft used in inshore and near-water fishing, including indigenous craft such as canoes powered with outboard and inboard engines. This copy belonged to noted naval architect and ship historian Thomas C. Gillmer and bears his bookplate on front pastedown and his ownership signature on front free endpaper. Bound in dark blue textured paper over boards with spine titled in silver foil. Minor extremity wear, bump to top fore corner of upper board. Jacket shows minor wear and shallow edge wrinkles. ; Black and White Photographs, Drawings; Quarto; 650, i-xlii pages.