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Leather, John

Overview
Works: 41 works in 158 publications in 3 languages and 2,127 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Handbooks and manuals  Pictorial works  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about John Leather
 
Most widely held works by John Leather
Gaff rig by John Leather( Book )

35 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and German and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook for those designing, building, rigging or sailing gaff rigged craft. It provides an insight into the design, history, techniques and developments of gaff rigs, and outlines the practical aspects of the masts, spars, sails, running and standing rigging
Clinker boatbuilding by John Leather( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book describes clinker and cold-moulded construction methods for sailing, rowing or powered boats up to 20 feet in length. The contents cover every stage in the process from preparation, tools, materials, plans, keel structure, planking, frames, centreboards and decks to finishing off the hull, masts and oars. There are also specifications for three different clinker boats which can be built at home by the amateur"--From publisher description
Sail and oar by John Leather( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World warships in review, 1860/1906 by John Leather( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colin Archer and the seaworthy double-ender by John Leather( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern development in yacht design by David Cannell( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spritsails and lugsails by John Leather( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panorama of gaff rig by John Leather( Book )

5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barges by John Leather( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Northseamen: the story of the fishermen, yachtsmen and shipbuilders of the Colne and Blackwater Rivers by John Leather( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big class racing yachts by John Leather( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essex gold : the fortunes of the Essex oysterman by Hervey Benham( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Strange : yacht designer and artist 1855-1917 by John Leather( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dixon Kemp's manual of yacht and boat sailing by Dixon Kemp( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a new edition of one of the most famous boatbuilding manuals of all time. It is essentially a large format book of plans. The central text of the original 1895 edition, which describes the plans, is reprinted in multicolumn arrangement. New footnotes on figures in the text have been added as an extended appendix, giving the modern reader an understanding of the materials, methods and plans of boatbuilding at the turn of the century. Each of the 130 plans has been printed with annotations by John Leather to provide the reader with a succinct explanation of plans now nearly 100 years old. As a finishing touch, John Leather also includes an introduction and biography of the famous but little-researched Dixon Kemp
The sailor's coast : an East Coast evocation from the photographs of Douglas Went by Douglas Went( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smacks and bawleys by John Leather( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The salty shore : the story of the River Blackwater by John Leather( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rosary: its power and its use by John Leather( Book )

2 editions published between 1932 and 1933 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneer : last of the skillingers by John Leather( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vieux greements auriques by John Leather( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Gaff rig
Languages
English (124)

German (5)

French (3)

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Clinker boatbuildingThe salty shore : the story of the River Blackwater