Author James Cole has spent 50 years designing, building, and repairing fishing vessels in the Seattle area. As a naval architect, he specializes in research-based paintings and drawings of fishing vessels at work. Drawing on our History: The Fishing Vessels of the Pacific Northwest & Alaska describes the evolution of fishing vessel design that is unique to the Pacific Northwest, from native fishing canoes to the modern fishing fleets of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
Hardbound, 12 x 9 inches, 208 pages, full color and black-and-white
Cover price: $44.95