ISBN 0870333720. Hardback. First edition as stated on copyright page. No dust jacket; bound in dark blue boards with gold gilt lettering on dark red field. Slight wear to corners and edges; otherwise tight, sound and unmarked in Very Good condition.
New. English. A wide-ranging work on all aspects of towing, in both inland and ocean waters. Part I, The Industry, gives an overview, followed by descriptions of types of tugs and modes of towing. Part II, Operations, covers getting the tug under way, under way with tow and at sea, and special types of towing. Part III, Towing as a Business, deals with the shore establishment. More than fifty appendices consolidate data helpful to the tugmaster. The text is illustrated with more than 300 drawings, photographs, diagrams, and other visual aids. Index 6" x 9" 152 b/w photos, 281 illustrations, 1 map.
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Very Good. Centreville, MD: Cornell Maritime Press, 1989. Stated first edition, 1989. Illustrated in black and white. Dark blue cloth printed in dark red and gilt, 594 pages, no dustjacket as issued. Faint partial cup ring on front cover, very minor edge rubbing, firm binding, very faint transparent stain to far bottom of first few pages, name and date on front free endpaper, no other markings. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
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