Chris-Craft Boats by Anthony Mollica Jr

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Chris-Craft is without doubt the most prestigious name in the history of American boatbuilders. This beautifully illustrated history of the Michigan-based company and its most significant powerboats begins in 1922, when the mercurial Christopher Columbus Smith and his three sons formed Chris Smith & Sons Boat Company. Modern color photography depicting restored and factory-original runabouts and cruisers details the evolution of Chris-Craft boats from the early hand-built years through the move to fiberglass hulls.
 

About Anthony Mollica Jr

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Anthony Mollica Jr. is a respected authority on America's antique and classic wooden boats and a trustee of the Antique Boat Museum. He is also the author of "The American Runabout," "Chris-Craft Boats" and "Gar Wood Boats," the National Boating Museum's 2001 Book of the Year. George Fischer's photographs have been featured in more than a dozen books, including "Chariots of Chrome," "Castles and Cottages" and "Sentinels in the Stream," His international travel has led to books, calendars and posters on Guatemala, Malta, Tunisia, Costa Rica, Tuscany and many other destinations. His work has appeared in "The New York Times," "Islands," "Mountain Living" and "Explore, Jack Savage is a prolific Chris-Craft historian and author.
 
Published October 8, 2001 by MBI. 192 pages
Genres: History, Sports & Outdoors, Education & Reference. Non-fiction
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