Lot 364: "Racing Tactics In Questions & Answers" By Manfred Curry VINTAGE 1932 Sailboat Racing Nautical History 1st Edition 1st Printing

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April 26, 2018, 7:00 PM EST
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VINTAGE 1932 Sailboat Racing Nautical History 1st Edition 1st Printing. "Racing Tactics In Questions & Answers" By Manfred Curry. HARDCOVER 1932 Scribner's Sons 1st American Edition 1st printing with Date: "1932" on title page & no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in scan(s). Collectible 1st American Edition 1st Printing hardcover copy.

"Dr. Curry, a United States citizen, born in Germany where he was raised and lived through the Nazi era wrote this classic book on hatch racing tactics. He was a world leading researcher in ship design and racing techniques. Also includes a "List of author's victories and championships."

Profusely Illustrated with 100s of photos & sketches. Scattered foxing to front & rear end papers, o/w internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior: Worn binding from heavy use; but all lettering/decoration readable. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. No DJ present. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE.

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