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Anthony Mollica Jr.

Anthony Mollica’s first wrote professionally in his teaching career in communications. Writing for pleasure evolved from his activities with the Antique and Classic Boat Society and the Antique Boat Museum as well as his life-long interest in the history of boat building in American.

He has published articles in various marine periodicals including Classic Boating, ACBS Rudder, Gar Wood News, The Antique Boat Museum Gazette Annual, MotorBoating, Lakeland Boating and The Chris-Craft Brass Bell Quarterly.

He is also the author of eleven published books, many of which are available in local book stores. 

Anthonly Mollica Jr.

A series of seven line art activity books for coloring: Those Wonderful Chris-Craft Speedboats, Classic Cars of the 1950s, Touring the Thousand Islands, Boldt Castle, Richardson Cruisers, Those Wonderful Gar Wood Speedboats, Those Wonderful Classic Race Boats,1996 Cherry Hill Publishing, Syracuse, NY

Gar Wood Boats, Classics of a Golden Era, 1999 Motorbooks International, St. Paul, MN (Note: This book was selected as the 2001 Classic Boating Book of the Year at the National Boating History Symposium)

Chris-Craft Boats, 2000, Motorbooks International, St Paul, MN.

The American Wood Runabout, 2002, Motorbooks International, St. Paul, MN

Dodge Boats, 2003, Motorbooks International, St. Paul, MN

Castles & Cottages: River Retreats of the Thousand Islands, 2004, Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario, Canada

Classic Boats of the Thousand Islands,2005, Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario, Canada

Boats of the Antique Boat Museum, 2005, an Antique Boat Museum Publication, Clayton, NY.

Boldt Castle: The Story of an Unfinished Dream, 2008, Nimbus Publishing Ltd., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
The Real Runabouts Index, 2008, Antique and Classic Boat Society International, Clayton, New York
Building Chris-Craft, Inside the Factories, 2010, MotorBooks International, St. Paul, MN