Original drawings for "Men Against the Rule": three comparative diagrams illustrating the evolution of yacht design: Puritan - Reliance, Reliance - Enterprise, and Puritan - Enterprise. Charles Poor.
Original drawings for "Men Against the Rule": three comparative diagrams illustrating the evolution of yacht design: Puritan - Reliance, Reliance - Enterprise, and Puritan - Enterprise
Original drawings for "Men Against the Rule": three comparative diagrams illustrating the evolution of yacht design: Puritan - Reliance, Reliance - Enterprise, and Puritan - Enterprise

Original drawings for "Men Against the Rule": three comparative diagrams illustrating the evolution of yacht design: Puritan - Reliance, Reliance - Enterprise, and Puritan - Enterprise.

[New York: 1937].

Published in Men Against the Rule. A Century of Progress in Yacht Design, 1937, at pp. 121, 127, 131. Pen and ink with light blue wash, titled in pencil, marked for reproduction. Two drawings 14 x 18 inches, the third 16 x 15-1/2 inches. Some soiling at outer edges. Fine. Siegel p. 219. Item #237214

Poor was professor of astronomy and celestial mechanics at Columbia University, and author of works on astronomy and yachting. These three drawing are the only original illustrations for Men Against the Rule; all others were photographs of models or reproductions of prints and paintings.

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