America’s Cup Yacht Designs: 1851-1986.
Chevalier, Francois and Jacques Taglang.
( (1987)), Paris
Oblong folio, 43.5 cm. (xxiv) 24-684 pp. Color and b/w plates.
A monumental and authoritative work containing, in generous scale, lines and sail plans of just about every yacht associated with the America’s Cup. The plans are drawn so that each yacht is presented in the same format, making it possible to follow the changes which emerged in response to changing rules. Text in French and English. This is copy #1551 in a limited edition of 2574 copies, signed by both authors. Very good condition in dust jacket.