Yachting. (The Badminton Library). Lord Brassey et a1 SULLIVAN.

Yachting. (The Badminton Library).

London, Longmans, Greene and Co., 1894. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 12mo, 18.5cm, First Edition, in 2 volumes, xvi, 439 & xvi,456pp, with ; 56 plate illustrations, including two coloured frontispieces (flags), numerous illustrations in the text, many full-page, in contemporary half calf, cloth boards, gilt decorated raised bands, spines ornately gilt decorated in the panels, t.e g., some bubbling along one border on the bottom board of volume two, near fine condition, attractively bound. (Tr) Among the contributors to this work were Sir Edward Sullivan, Lord Brassey, R. T. Pritchett, Sir George Leach, The Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, The Marquis of Dufferin and Ava, etc. This work is important to the field of yachting, covering as it does every aspect of the sport. It also provides an interesting view of the British and European yachting scene at the close of the nineteenth century. Item #40208

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