1st edition. 2 volumes. ppxvi 439, xvi 456. well illustrated.
a good set in the original decorative brown cloth, but with scattered foxing, heavy in places, and a few loose plates
An important yachting work, covering every aspect of the sport, and providing an excellent view of the British and overseas yachting scene at the end of the last century. includes contributions by G.L.Watson and other eminent figures on the yachting scene at the end of the 19th century.