STEM TO STERN or Building the Boat, The Boat Builder Series #4.
Edition: Early printing.
Boston & New York: Lee and Shepard Publishers, (c 1885). Hardcover - The fourth book in this series which focuses on the reformatory effects of getting boys at Beech Hill Industrial School involved in a boat building project - a story of adventure on Lake Champlain and its shores, but one which also incorporates many facts about boats and boat building. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and 2 glossy internal plates. 324 pp.
Condition: Very good in tan cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine, black, gilt and cream illustrations. Missing the front endpaper, but otherwise a tight and straight copy, bright and attractive covers.