Hardcover, tan cloth lettered on spine in dark brown, in publisher’s price-clipped dust-jacket. 275 pages. Illustrated with drawings and plans by Samuel F. Manning and black and white photographs. Third printing. The most comprehensive book on dories ever published, Manning presents a history of the craft as well as a multitude of designs with full construction details. Some of the dory designs covered include: Bank dories; Swampscotts; gunning dories; St. Pierre Dories; flatirons, dory skiffs and batteaux. No previous ownership marks. Very small blemish mark [Bleach scale – caused in paper manufacture process] on pages xi-xii, not affecting text. Dust-jacket price-clipped and showing very mild toning to white portions. Else a fine copy in a very nice dust-jacket with no tears or chips. Near fine in a very good dust-jacket.