Item description for Beautiful Outboards by Peter Hunn...
This unique collection of outboard motors highlights the aesthetic and technical qualities of these powerful machines. Each engine, selected for its historical significance, is beautifully photographed and features a discussion of its history, importance in advancing technology, collectibility, and technical attributes. Ranging from 1901 and the introduction of the first gasoline “rowboat” motors through the ingenious outboards of the 1960s, this guide covers the finest engines from Johnson, Evinrude, Mercury, Champion, Elto, and others.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 8.75" Height: 11.5" Weight: 1.95 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2002
Publisher Devereux Books
ISBN 1928862047 ISBN13 9781928862048
Availability 0 units.
More About Peter Hunn
Peter Hunn began collecting old outboards after receiving a 1928 Johnson for his tenth birthday, and since then he has acquired several hundred. Hunn is a outboard curator for the Thousand Islands Antique Boat Museum and is a regular contributor to Antique Outboarder magazine. The former owner of two upstate New York radio stations, he currently teaches communication studies at the State University of New York, Oswego.
Peter Hunn currently resides in the state of New York. Peter Hunn was born in 1953.
Reviews - What do customers think about Beautiful Outboards?
Beauty in the eye of the beholder Feb 2, 2004
After reading this book I can say I share an eye with the author for beautiful outboards. Contained in this tribute to not only kickers of distinction is interesting historical information as well as discussion of restoration in general. Peter Hunn has a great love of outboards of bygone days, as is his many loyal readers and fellow enthusiasts. If you want to relive a piece of the past with a picture and accompany text, this was written for you.