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CAPSTANS AND WINDLASSES:  AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THEIR USE AT SEA., Harland, John H.

Author Name    Harland, John H.

Title   CAPSTANS AND WINDLASSES: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THEIR USE AT SEA.

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher   Piermont, NY Pier Books 2003

ISBN Number    0965720543 / 9780965720540

Seller ID   30471

130 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, drawings, diagrams. Contents: Introduction; The Reel Winch; The Steering-Wheel as Winch; The Brace Winch; The Traction Winch; The Anatomy of the Capstan; The Anatomy of the Windlass; Weighing Anchor; Le 'Cabestan sans Choquer' or Non-surging Capstan; The Norwegian Whale-winch; The Geared Capstan; History of the Modern Sailboat Winch; Bibliography; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear/wrinkling, small soft crease at top corner of front cover, slight fading to color on spine and hinges.

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