Bryn Mawr: Franklin Press, 1956. 98 photo Illus., folding map. 276pp. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Bryn Mawr: Franklin Press, (1956). Yachting cruises on Chesapeake Bay and Long Island Sound starting in 1897. This volume is a reprint of the Bryn Mawr, 1909 edition.
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New York: Motor Boating, 1960. 4to, blue cloth (spine toned to tan), endpapers lightly soiled, spine sunned. New York: Motor Boating, (1960). A log book that has been partially filled in with many manuscript notations by the owner of a yacht. The manuscript log entries were for several cruises in a yacht from 1964 to 1967.
London: Hunt, 1876. With Notes and Additional Chapters by a Clyde Yachtsman. 2 folding plates. viii, 165pp. 8vo, original blue cloth, corners bumped, tear in fold of one plate expertly repaired with no loss of text, inner hinges strengthened, pencil notations to a few margins, light foxing to plates and page margins. London: Hunt & Co., 1876.
New York: Currier & Ives, 1893. Original lithograph with modern hand-coloring. 19.25 x 25.75" unframed. Color lithograph rendering the head-to-head 1893 America's Cup race between the Vigilant and the Valkyrie with supporting boats following closely behind. Currier & Ives called themselves the "Printmakers to the People" and they produced thousands of images that chronicled the growth of the United States. Founded in 1834, Currier & Ives produced high quality lithographs until the business closed in 1907. The piece has been expertly restored.
1986. Lovely 8.5 x 9.5-inch color photograph of the couple very early in their marriage, seated on the deck of an enormous yacht, surrounded by a large group of friends dressed for a casual day of boating. Signed by both Diana and Charles on the lower wide white margin; dated "1986" by Charles. Near fine condition. The Prince and Princess of Wales.
London: Rich & Cowan, 1932. 16 mounted color plates, numerous black & white illustrations. 338pp., large thick 4to, original blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine, tissue guards, untrimmed rag paper. London: Rich & Cowan, 1932. Very Good (+). Limited Edition, one of 1000 numbered copies. Fully documented account of British royal yachts and their owners from earliest times to 1932. Includes a listing of these yachts from the Restoration to 1932, with information on their design, building, names, armament, ceremonies...
Sandy Hook: 1903. A.L.S. 8vo. 2 pages, on "S.Y. Erin" nautical flag stationary, Sandy Hook, New York, July 4th 1903. While competing for the American Cup, in part: "...Very many thanks for your kind letter and also for the excellent versus you lent me - which I have read with much interest. I can assure you I appreciate the sentiments they express..." Usual folds, otherwise in very good condition. British tea merchant and world-acclaimed yachtsman.
New York: Derrydale Press, 1937. Introduction by George Matthew Adams. 4to, cloth, New York: Derrydale Press, 1937. Limited First Edition. Photographs by the Commodore of the Royal Yacht Squadron, Halifax. No. 816 of 950 numbered copies. Fine, in original photographic board box, which is dust soiled & partly broken.
New York: New York Yacht Club, 1975. Edited, with additional material, by Robert W. Carrick. Frontis. in color. many b/w illus. 2 vols. 4to, cloth, boxed. New York: New York Yacht Club, 1975. First Edition Each volume has the embossed stamp of a previous private owner on the bottom right corner of each flyleaf. The box has small areas of lightly soiling on one side. Otherwise a very good set.
New York: Currier & Ives, 1885. Original lithograph with modern hand-coloring, signed C.R. Parsons /85. 19.75 x 24.75" unframed. The cutter Genesta featured in this Currier & Ives lithograph was the unsuccessful English competitor in the 1885 America's Cup against the American yacht, Puritan. Currier & Ives called themselves the "Printmakers to the People" and they produced thousands of images that chronicled the growth of the United States. Founded in 1834, Currier & Ives produced high quality lithographs until the...