or cruising in the West Highlands, by the "Governor"
London, Pickering & Co., 1879.2nd edition (same year as first). ppviii 151. frontispiece & six other engraved plates + 16-page publisher's catalogue.
good condition hardback in the original cloth gilt binding. binding rather rubbed, but still bright. glue repair to hinges. end-papers browned.
a delightful and lively description of 19th century Scottish Firth of Clyde and west coast cruising, recounting four cruises in the "Ilma", "Concordia", "Princess", and "Mermaid".
written under the pseudonym The 'Governor' by John Inglis of the Glasgow shipbuilding firm.