pictorial history of outboard motors by Webb, William J.

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Published by Renaissance Editions in New York .

Written in English

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  • Outboard motors -- History.

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Statement[by] W. J. Webb with Robert W. Carrick.
ContributionsCarrick, Robert W., joint author.
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LC ClassificationsVM348 .W4
The Physical Object
Pagination139 p.
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5551549M
LC Control Number67031014

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The pictorial history of outboard motors Hardcover – January 1, by William J Webb (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover/5(3). History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Webb, William J., Pictorial history of outboard motors. New York, Renaissance Editions [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William J Webb; Robert W Carrick.

Webb, W.J. and Carrick, Robert W.; The Pictorial History of Outboard Motors. Black and white illustrations. Cracked front hinge. General wear and rubbed Seller Rating: % positive. A spectacular 4-color pictorial history of early outboards.

Tons of photos and information within, Alan is to be commended on the dedication and work that went into this book. Anyone interested in old outboard motors will have heard of the Winnebagoland Outboard Marathons from to This book outlines each year and provides lists of. Jim was just finishing his book A Pictorial History of the Outboard Motor.

They met several times in Madison, talked frequently on the phone, and once met halfway at the Fireside Restaurant in Ft. Atkinson, WI. Jim and Mildred bought their dinner that night; Jim knew Dave couldn’t afford it and wanted to treat “the new doctor,” who had. From - In the postwar industrial boom outboard motor production surged ahead and in the years that followed outboards have become more reliable, far more fuel efficient and less polluting.

Competitors such as Mercury, Mariner, Yamaha, Suzuki, Tohatsu and Honda have all played a significant role in the evolution of the outboard as we know. The Pictorial History of Outboard Motors. New York: Renaissance Editions, Inc. Google Books. many period periodicals and books. Google Patents.

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