On the Wind, The Marine Photographs of Norman Fortier
A beautiful book of photography by Norman Fortier, introduction and captions by Calvin Siegal and Llewellyn Howland III. Michael Lapides, photographic editor. Printed entirely in duotone, this is a book about sailing and sailors, harbors and fishermen, selected from more than 100,000 negatives, the images carry the viewer west to Rhode Island Sound and Newport, east to Mattapoisett, Marion and harbors at the head of Buzzards Bay. Additional chapters cover Martha's Vinyard and the offshore islands, the port of New Bedford and working craft, the grand spectacle that is the New York Yacht Club's annual summer cruise and boats designed and built in South Dartmouth. Cloth bound. 128 pages.