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1 HUGHES, John Scott Come and Sail. 1st UK in dj
Museum Press, 1953, 
HUGHES, John Scott. Come and Sail. L.: Museum Press, (1953). First Printing. Pp 220. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth. In The Sporting Scene series. Contents : Part I - Under Way : 1. Beginner's Luck; 2. Of Schooners; 3. Holding One's Luff; 4. "To Represent a Nation"; 5. August 22, 1851; 6. Uncle Sam's Schooner; 7. A Boat of One's Own; 8. Single-handed Escapade; 9. "Assorted Shackles"; 10. Wind and Wave. Part II - The Sampan Life : 11. "Well, I'm a Dutchman!"; 12. Velsa; 13. Tale of a Barge; 14. "Pavilioned in Splendour"; 15. "An Ancient Heresy". Part III - Racing Days : 16. Ships that Pass; 17. Yankee in England; 18. Loss of the Lucilla; 19. "Great Racing Contraptions"; 20. West Country and a Devon Worthy; 21. Decline and Fall; 22. The "Twelves" and the "Eights"; 23. Vim. Part IV - Between the Wars : 24. Revival; 25. Vanity and the "Twelves"; 26. "The Finest Class..."; 27. The Last Phase; 28. Offshore. Part V - Cabin Talk : 29. Gun!; 30. The Speed of Yatchs; 31. "So Old a Ship, Who Knows...?"; 32. Landfall; 33. The Navigators; 34. "Talks like a Sea Lawyer"; 35. Cabin Bookshelf. Bookplate, else vg in worn dj stuck to boards. 25.00

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2 HUGHES, John Scott, ed MACPHERSON, A.G.H. Macpherson's Voyages. 2d ed no dj.
1946, 
HUGHES, John Scott, ed. Macpherson's Voyages. Second Edition. L.: Methuen, (1946). Pp 197, 16 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Edited accounts of the cruises made by A.G.H. Macpherson, donor of the famous Macpherson Collection at the National Maritime Museum, Greeenwich, in his twenty-five foot cutter Driac II. Rubbed and soiled, spine faded, else vg. 45.00

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3 HUGHES, John Scott. Sailing Through Life. First Edition.
Methuen & Co., Ltd., London, 1947, 
HUGHES, John Scott. Sailing Through Life. London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., (1947). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-vii,(1),1-156, frontispiece (of the three-masted topsail schooner Czarina), + 11 leaves of black and white plates. 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to spine. Toy 189. John Scott-Hughes, (b. 1893 - d. 1960). Contents: Part I: 'Half-and-Half, Like': 1. First-voyager -- A 'Milk Sea' -- Banjo Bob; 2. Marvin's Yard -- Three-masted topsail schooner -- Marlinspike Seamanship -- Boy aloft -- The Sunbeam; 3. The Tramp Steamer Navarino -- The Western Ocean -- The Fo'c'sle Fracas -- Silent Shipmates; 4. New York Harbour -- I 'Jump the Ship' -- Yankee Schooner -- Better Luck -- A Trick at the Wheel -- The Fall River Line; 5. Should I Become American? -- Joe Pulitzer's Liberty -- A Good Berth for the Winter; 6. The Steam Yacht Vanadis -- In Tidewater, Virginia -- Trotting Horses -- The Sheriff -- Orders for Europe; 7. A Prolonged Head-wind -- How to Steal Rope -- The Vieux Port, Marseilles -- A Mediterranean Hustle -- 'It's Time for Me to go'; 8. The Cape Mail Run -- In the Crow's-Nest -- A Quartermaster in the P. and O. -- The Sea Serpent -- China Coast -- End of Part One. Part II. : ABoat Of One's Own: 9. Flying-boats -- A Mediterranean Forced Landing -- Th e Portuguese Tramp; 10. Chucked out of Malta -- We Find the Puffin -- Oft in Danger, Oft in Woe -- I Pass for Master; 11. Finding Words for It -- Experience as a Paid Hand -- I Find my Vacation. Part III.: Other Men's Boats: 12. Log of Gladioris II -- Skipper Bevis -- 'Just Like a Boat' -- Chenal duFour and the Raz de Sein; 13. Round the Coast -- Yankee in England -- Quee r Doings in Torbay -- On Watching Races; 14. Racing Rivalries -- The Ocean Racers -- To the Baltic; 15. Down Channel -- Making Fowey -- Commodore 'Q';16. Between the Longships and the Land -- Milford Haven -- Clyde Days and Clyde Ways -- Tale of a Dinghy; 17. The America's Cup -- The Contest in 1934 -- A Famous Protest Case -- Aboard 'A Tough Old Waggon'; 18. Endeavour II-- Atlantic Tow -- Endeavour I Cuts Adrift -- Tale of a Dumpling -- Flying Fish Weather -- Lobster-Pot Landfall; 19. Narragansett Bay -- Herreshoff's Yard -- The Day's Work Aboard Endeavour II; 20. 'The Fastest Fore-and-Afte r Ever Built' -- Defeat Again -- W.P. Stephens -- In Bill Taylor's Boat; 21. The Gathering Storm -- The Hurricane's Centre -- A Burial at Sea; 22. Some Captains Courageous -- Amateur and Pro; 23. The Peace of the Sea. Faint soiling to boards, front inner hinge starting, sparse pencilling, else very good. Without dustjacket. With ad bookplate for marine artist W.R. MacAskill's shop affixed to front pastedown. 35.00

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