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New York:Hastings House Publishers. (1976). 208pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket shows some wear to the edges with some mild soiling. Book itself is lightly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
With Notes and Additional Chapters by a Clyde Yachtsman. Fifth edition. London:Hunt & Co. 1876. 165pp. with 2 folding plates. Binding cocked, blue cloth boards worn at edges and gutters. Hinges cracked, but binding is tight and the pages are clean, save for two previous owners bookplates on inside front board. S013.
New York; The Rudder Publishing Company, 1901. First Edition. 191pp + 9pp adverts. Hardcover, no dj. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Good condition. Blue cloth boards very shelfworn with a bit of fraying at extremities. Owner names penned to verso of frontis. Otherwise very clean internally and securely bound. All you needed to know about yachting at the turn of the 20th century. (cfm)
New York:Harper & Brothers, Publishers. 1897. 237pp + 2 pp ads. 1st edition. Covers slightly shelf-worn and soiled with some mottling present. Gilt is faded on spine and front cover. The binding is tight and hinges still intact. Previous owners name and date is penned to 2nd free end-page. Paper is age-toned with mild foxing scattered throughout. A good solid copy. *An account of a cruise from Boston, past Portland and Nova Scotia, by Prince Edward Island to Gaspe.
New York; Yachting Inc., . First Edition. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Hardcover, no dj. xi+315pp. Ex-library. Good+ condition. Blue cloth boards shelfworn with a bit of fabric fray at extremities; spine darkened, library # inked on spine, gilt decoration to front cover remains bright. Taped library items removed from pastedowns and facing endpapers.A bit of foxing throught the title page, and two penned numbers on contents page. Overall a very satisfactory copy. A chronicle of three and a half years cruising the Florida coast, Bahamas, Lesser Antilles, Tobago, San Juan, etc., "a first-class narrative - human, moving, rollicking in turn". (cfm)
Introduction by L. Francis Herreshoff. Narberth, Pennslyvania:Livingston Publishing Company. 1952. 60pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lightly worn at the edges, most notably to the corners but otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
Boston:Little, Brown and Company. (1975). 298pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lighly worn with some fading to the edges and spine. Otherwise, only some minor soiling to the covers. Binding is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy through and through.
The story of the fishermen, yachtsmen and shipbuilders of the colne and Blackwater Rivers. Lavenham:Terence Dalton Limited. (1978). 336pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn at the edges with a little soiling to the covers.Some rubbing to the spine but otherwise in very good condition. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, save for some light foxing to the end-papers. Overall, this is a very good copy.
Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1925. Harcover, no jacket. First Edition. xviii+335pp. Top edge gilt with map-decorated endpapers. Illustrated in b/w. VG condition. Blue boards lightly rubbed, lightly bumped, and lightly faded. Gilt titling and decoration to spine still strong. Some dust spotting to foredge. Small bookseller mark to ffep and light foxing to front endpapers only. Internally clean and unfoxed, square and tight. Fold out yacht plans at rear are fine. The story of yacht after which the America's Cup is named. (cfm)
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