with special chapters on model yachts and single-handed sailing.
by C. Stansfield-Hicks
London, Sampson Low, Marston...., 1887.1st edition. ppxii 384 + advert pages. frontispiece, 8 other plates plus numerous text illustrations and plans. 16 folding plans at rear.
1887 owner's name to top corner of title-page.
one of the scarcest of the 19th-century yachting titles, particularly directly towards the design and construction of smaller craft and including model yachts and sailing canoes.
a lovely bright copy in the original blue cloth gilt binding and complete with all the folding plans