Dhows to Deltas

Renato 'Sonny' Levi

Published by Nautical Publishing Company, 1971
ISBN 10: 0245599568 / ISBN 13: 9780245599569
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1971 First Edition. Book and Dj are VG. SIGNED BY AUTHOR.on title page. Introduction by Peter Du Cane. 255pp, 38 plates, 205 drawings and diagrams, two appendices, index. Ex library usual defects, lending envelope in back, minimal stamps Jacket, protected in a mylar cover. 'Written by one of the most stimulating personalities in high speed boat design, this book is part autobiography, partly an intriguing account of the author's design experience, and finally a section dealing with the theoretical and practical considerations underlying the design of fast craft. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Dhows to Deltas, written by one of the most stimulating personalities in high speed boat design, this book is part autobiography, partly an intriguing account of the author's design experience, and finally a section dealing with the theoretical and practical considerations underlying the design of fast craft, leading to imaginative thinking about speed and the future. Forming an Appendix is a most important and highly technical paper on propellers by Peter Du Cane, himself one of the worlds leading high speed designers throughout the last 35 years, and Klaus Suhrbrier, senior hydrodynamicist of Vosper Thorneycroft. The book is generously illustrated, including a large number of drawings of Renato Levi's design drawings which have never been published before, and also many photographs

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Title: Dhows to Deltas
Publisher: Nautical Publishing Company
Publication Date: 1971
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition

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LEVI, RENATO SONNY
Published by nautical publishing company 1971 london (1971)
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Book Description nautical publishing company 1971 london, 1971. first edition imperial octavo blue boards with gilt lettering to spine, 255pp, illus, VG (sl tear to top of spine, sl bruising to corners) in VG d/w (moderate wqear to extremities and closed tear to rear). Bookseller Inventory # 2c20/1

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Book Description nautical publishing company 1971 london, 1971. imperial octavo blue boards with gilt lettering to spine 255pp illus, ex libris -minimal markings to front and rear eps and lightly to foredges VG (tape scuffing and staining to front and rear eps, sl wear to extremities) in VG d/w (light rubbing, light wrinkle to laminate) SIGNED "Sonny Levi" in felt pen (sharpie) on title page SCARCE tidy copy. Bookseller Inventory # r10a/47

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