City Island, New York: Ratest & Lapthorn Inc., 1950, June. W.H. deFontaine. Second Printing. Staplebound. Second Printing. 12mo (7 1/8” X 3 5/8”); 30pp; navy printed wrapper with a vignette of a sailboat to the front; 2 staple binding; vignette of a sailmaker to title page; text and illustrations in navy ink; rubbing of spine, small chip to tail, light soiling to front wrapper; interior clean and binding tight; very good. Recorded but not found in any WorldCat libraries. Very good. Item #548
Handy and informative booklet on sailing. Last page includes an ad for the 16mm film by Ratsey & Lapthorn on The Art & Craft of Sailmaking, and recommended reading.