Haffenreffer, R.F.

1940

Yachts by Herreshoff

Yachts by Herreshoff

DESCRIPTION: Promotional book by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Rhode Island ca. 1940. Contains eight color reproductions of America's Cup race winners built by Herreshoff, after drawings by R.F. Paterson. These classic vessels designed by Nathanael G. Herreshoff or W. Starling Burgess include the Vigilant, Defender, Columbia (2), Reliance, Resolute, Enterprise and Rainbow. A "Roll of Honor" for these successful America's Cup defenders on page 47 shows that the boats were owned by many of the business leaders of the early 20th century including Cornelius Vanderbilt, Vincent Astor, Alfred Sloan, J.P. Morgan, and Walter Chrysler, among others.

With numeous other black and white photographs of Herreshoff-built boats and manufacturing processes. Contains plans and specifications on glassine paper for eight smaller Herreshoff one-design class offerings from 11 to 31 feet. Table of Contents and Registry of Owners.

Number 8741 presented to J.G. Sheldon. 53 pages as issued.

CREATOR: Haffenreffer, R.F.

PUBLICATION DATE: 1940

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Good  Binding tight. Boards showing sun damage and rips to edges of the front cover. Contents, intact and clean on good paper with age-toning.

COLORING: Eight color reproduction plates. Others black and white.

ENGRAVER: N/A

SIZE: 10 " x 12 "

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PRICE: $150


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