large format hardback [30x26cm]. ppxii 179. ISBN 0850592178 . fine condition in the slip-case. neat private book-plate to front free end-paper
a selection of 36 sailing ships from the three volume work "Sail", each described and illustrated in colour with fine reproductions of Jack Spurling's magnificent paintings. with new introduction by Alan Villiers.
this is one of only 100 copies that were specially bound in a magnificent full goatskin leather binding by the A.W. Lumsden bindery, with gilt edges to the pages, and signed by Alan Villiers