The Giants of Sail 1919-1939 by Beken of Cowes 1968 Vintage Book

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The Giants of Sail is a record of past glory and a witness to those who sail. All photographs by Frank and Keith Beken who have captured these giants of the ocean for future generations.

This U.S. edition of the 1968 French original Les Géants de la Voile. 188 PP with 77 b/w photos, 18 on full-page, 23 on double-page, and eight on double length centerfold, plus 2 folded color plates.

The Giants of Sail is an excellent addition to your maritime book collection or home library.


This vintage book is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears. Please note the small stain on the front cover and small tears in the dust jacket.

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Book Dimensions: 12x9x1

Collections: Vintage History Books

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