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Hunt, Albert Bradlee [editor]
Houseboats and Houseboating
New York Forest and Streem Publishing Company, 1905. 4to [32x25cm]. ppxv 216. well illustrated with photos and plans. a little light foxing, but generally in very good clean condition, recased into the original green cloth binding. new spine with original back-strip re-laid and new end-papers. from the library of the Cruising Association. a very scarce book, and one of the first on the subject, written with the purpose of "making known the opportunities American waters afford for enjoyment of the houseboating life. to present in an adequate measure the development which houseboating has attained in this country. .to set forth the qualities of the houseboat in such a truthful picturing that a larger number of people may be prompted to prove for themselves its advantages and delights". Predominantly America based, but also covers houseboats on the Thames and Oxford college barges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: McLaren Books Ltd., ABA(associate), PBFA [Largs, United Kingdom]
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