|Format||22 × 29 cm|
London – New York
Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Condition: Very Good. The author beings by tracing the development of top speed power boats for sport, racing and record-breaking from the beginning with steam to the days of Miss England, Miss America and Bluebird. He then looks at the parallel development of power propulsion for luxury craft and recalls the era of the very large yachts.