Title Tales from the Nailery: A Short History of the Nail
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Anacortes, WA Sookum Fastenings (Martin Langeland) 1981
Seller ID 2127
No. 228 of 1000 printed. Staple-bound, card wraps, 21.7 by 28 cm, 14 pp. Very good with light yellowing around the edges of the covers and a faint crease from where the booklet was folded in half lengthwise at some point. A history of the nail from its earliest examples, the Lapstrake Hull and rivets, Vikings, early Venetian and French examples, right up to modern mass production. Published for presentation at the Center for Wooden Boats, Seattle Wooden Boat Show, in July 1981. (os) First Edition.