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Illustrated with the author's photographs, and diagrams and drawings by Harold A. Underhill. First edition. Tall 8vo. 288pp, well illustrated with black & white photographs, line illustrations, endpaper maps. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (spine a little faded but quite rubbed, as are the edges, large chip from head of spine, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy in a good-only wrapper. ***title continues: "Being some account of the ultimate development of the ocean-going square-rigged sailing vessel, and the manner of her handling, her voyage-making, her personnel, her economics, her performance, and her end".