Basin Harbor: Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 2003. 1st Printing. Large Softcover. Near Fine. Item #2304057
First paperback printing. Inscribed and signed by Arthur Cohn on title page ('to Vicky and Bob, Your hospitality in Palmyra has been so wonderful - and I applaud all the efforts you are making to help keep history alive. Sincerely, Art, August 12, 2007 - Arthur B. Cohn'). Edges lightly rubbed.
xiv, 187 pp. Color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations throughout. "The Lake Champlain - Hudson River corridor has played host to some of this nation's most defining historic events. From its vantage point at Burlington, Vermont, this highly illustrated work... takes the reader on a fascinating journey through history. Drawing on a wealth of historic photographs and illustrations, and with new information from Lake Champlain's extraordinary shipwrecks, the nearly forgotten story of the lake's sailing canal boats is revealed. Come along on our journey as these unique vessels are brought back to life from the pages of history. Hear the story of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's replica canal schooner Lois McClure, from the laying of her keel to the preparations for her memorable journey, retracing the old-time route between Burlington and New York City."