Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Hulks: The Breakwater Ships of Powell River
Publisher: Works Pub.
Book Condition: VERY GOOD
Book Description Works Pub., 2003. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 20333
Book Description Works Publishing, Powell River, Brithish Columbia, 2003. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. SOFTCOVER. Works Publishing, Powell River, British Columbia. 2003. First edtion. Quarto. 132 pages. Original photo-illustrated card cover with grey and white lettering to cover. Ten chapters including US cruisers, First War Wooden Freighter, Windjammers, Steel Ships, American Concrete Shipbuilding, Concrete Steamships World War 2, Concrete Tanker of World War 1, Concrete Bardges, Wolfson Creek Breakwater. Appendices, Glossary, Sources, Index. Great black and white phototgraphs throughout. Book in fine to as new conditon. See photograph. Weight 0.5 kg. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 7927
Book Description Works, Powell River, 2003. Softcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. B/W Photographs (illustrator). First Edition. SUBTITLED : ` The Breakwater Ships of Powell River '. Just outside the harbour at Powell River, Brritish Columbia there are ten floating ships (perhaps hulks is more accurate) that improve navigation by acting as a breakwater. These 132 pages explain the wherefor and the why of the engineering. In particular you get a look at the previos marine history of each vessel. B/W photos and diagrams assist text. Includes INDEX. Read more about : Gray's Harbor Yards, Blandford, USS Quartz IX 150, windjammers, log-ponds, underpinning, Peralta, and Oregon pine. Cond : Paper wrapper is steel grey with white lettering. Front cover photo by Joanne Clark shows four of the hulks and how they are tied together. Volume is bright, tight, clean and square in ALL respects. Collectible ! ! . Giftable ! ! Quote (p. 41) : " The first type of vessel built in Canada for escort duty was the Flower Class Corvette. These small ships had been designed for coastal use but, because they could be quickly and in large numbers, were used as ocean escorts until ._._._. ." Size: 4to. Trade P`back - Magazine Format. Bookseller Inventory # 008892