Davis, Charles Gerard

Charles Gerard Davis (1870-1959) was one of America's most noted authorities on wooden sailing vessels. He was also an enthusiastic and skilful racer of small boats, and often enlisted his sons, Theodore and William, to crew for him. As an author, he wrote many technical articles for Yachting, The Rudder, Motor Boat and other magazines. He wrote a novel "Around Cape Horn" as well as several books on sailing ships and ship models.
Shipping and Craft in Silhouette, 1st edn 1929 (C G Davis)This is the 20th title published by the Marine Research Society of Salem, Massachusetts. You will note that the dustjacket gives the title in reverse form, "Silhouettes of Shipping and Craft".

ReproJacket #241-A-1, size 263x554mm