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Heard at the Helm : A Humorous Look at the Sailing Lark. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ANDERSON, Robert, (ed.). REEMAN, Douglas GREEN, Michael CAMPBELL, Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul, London , 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 83736


ANDERSON, Robert, (ed.). Heard at the Helm : A humorous look at the sailing lark. Illustrated by Ray Chesterton. London : Stanley Paul, (1968). First Edition. Pp [1]-128. Illustrated. 8vo (134 x 204 mm), blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Raymond 'Ray' Wilson Chesterton (b. February 22, 1912, Ashford, Kent). "You will find them every week-end operating from the estuaries round our coasts in craft of varying sizes and hues and carrying a weird assortment of nautical names. They are the sailing enthusiasts, the men (and the women) who traditionally muck around ... View more info

New Design for Sail.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ARROW, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Art and Technics, London, 1951,:

Seller ID: 105836


ARROW, John. New Design for Sail. London : Art and Technics, [58 Frith Street, W1], 1951. First Editon. Pp (8),9-88 + frontispiece. The plate section (pp.57-88) contains 57 b&w photos. Text Illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4714. "Unlike many of the Englishman's traditional sports, Yachting has not faded with the way of life that brought it into being. On the contrary more people are sailing than ever betore, and they are bringing to their pastime a striving for technical expertise wholly in line with the urges of their environment. But yachtsmen today not only t... View more info

Hundred Years of Sail. Second Harvill Printing in dustjacket.

By: BEKEN of Cowes. HRH the Duke of Edinburgh. INNES, Hammond. BEKEN, Frank and Keith.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harvill , London, 1988, ISBN:0002168111:

Seller ID: 109844


BEKEN OF COWES. A Hundred Years of Sail. London : Harvill Press, (1988). Second thus printing, third overall. Pp 200 plates, 4 folding. 4to, red cloth, gilt to spine. Later pr of 298. With a foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. One hundred years of stunning yacht photography from the Beken dynasty. The plates range from the cutter Bloodhound (1880) to the sloop Yeoman XXI (1980), and are placed in context with introductory remarks by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, Hammond Innes, and Kenneth Beken. Gift inscription to flyleaf, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. Due to the weight of this book... View more info

Yachts in Colour. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BEKEN, A.K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Batsford, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 27157


BEKEN, A.K. Yachts in Colour. London : Batsford, (1960). Pp 70. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0300. Sailing barges, racing dinghies, worn deep water cruisers, elegant yachts; photographs in full colour by A.K. Beken. Vg in torn dj. 45.00 View more info

Cruise of the Nona.

By: BELLOC, Hilaire. RABAN, Jonathan. Century Travellers series.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Century Publishing / Hippocrene Books Inc, London / New York , 1983, ISBN:0712602801:

Seller ID: 80605


BELLOC, Hilaire. The Cruise of the Nona. Introduction by Jonathan Raban. London : Century Publishing / New York : Hippocrene Books Inc., (1983). Pp [i]-xx,1-347,(1). 8vo, illustrated card covers. A facsimile reprint of the Constable & Co. Ltd. edition of 1925. In The Century Travellers series. Slightly cocked, edgeworn, smudging to fore-edge, else very good. 12.50 View more info

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June of Rochester: Topsail Barge. signed in dj.

By: BENNETT, A.S

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, London, 1949,:

Seller ID: 32701


BENNETT, A.S. June of Rochester: Topsail Barge. Illustrated from phtographsby the Author. L: Edward Arnold, (1949). Pp 256. Illustrated. 8vo, red clo th. Toy 0797, Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography p.286. Originally published in parts in the yachting press, and in 1939 in book form, this volume follows the efforts of a British couple to convert a sailingbarge into a live aboard yacht. Includes many observations on the vanishin g lifestyle of East Coast watermen. Plate opposite p. 38 missing, slightly rubbed, eps discoloured, else g in rbbed, nicked dj. Two signed cards and t... View more info

Must I Go Down to the Sea Again? Second Edition

By: BLACK, Lesley PEYTON, Mike.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Adlard Coles/ Fernhurst Books, London, 1985, ISBN:0229117678:

Seller ID: 37910


BLACK, Lesley. Must I Go Down to the Sea Again? Illustrated by Mike Peyton.London : Adlard Coles Limited / Fernhurst Books, (1985). Second Edition. P p (5),6-96. 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers. A humorous look at the lesscomfortable aspects of family cruising. "Dedicated to reluctant sailors ev erywhere, Must I Go Down to the Sea Again? reveals the hilarious truth about family cruising. Lesley Black's unerring eye for the funny side of saling(and Mike Peyton's pictures) could spell the end of serious yachting as yo u know and dread it." - rear cover. Chapters : 1. A toe in the wate... View more info

Sailing in a Nutshell. Third Edition

By: BOYLE, Patrick ELDRITCH, First Lord Spoonhandle.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1949,:

Seller ID: 107680


BOYLE, Patrick. Sailing in a Nutshell : A Treatise in a Small Compass (Mariner's) on the Sea and how to Sail about it. With illustrations by the author and an introduction by Eldritch, First Lord Spoonhandle. London : Methuen, (1949). Third Edition. Pp 114. 8vo, blue cloth, darker blue lettering to front and spine. Toy 5521. An early example of that most English genre, thehumorous (yet marginally useful) introduction to seamanship. Here illustra ted with the author's Dick Tracy-like drawings. Chapters : 1. What's What in Yachts; 2. Buying a Yacht; 3. Fitting Out; 4. Sailing; 5. Sea English; 6.... View more info

Atlantic Adventure. First Edition, hardcover in dustjacket

By: CHICHESTER, Francis ANDERSON, J.R.L., (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London, 1962,:

Seller ID: 109065


CHICHESTER, Francis. Atlantic Adventure. Edited by J. R. L. Anderson. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd., (1962). Pp. (6),[7]-95,(1) + 8-page central section of b&w photos. Small 8vo, turquoise cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 1490. "In June 1962 Francis Chichester set out from Plymouth once again to cross the Atlantic singlehanded in his 13-ton yacht, Gipsy Moth III,in an attempt to beat the 40-day record he set up himself in 1960. He succ eeded, and knocked nearly a week off his previous time. Chichester also made history on his voyage by keeping in daily contact with Britain by mea... View more info

Sailing on the South Coast. Second Faber and Faber printing in dustjacket

By: COLES, K. Adlard STOCKEN, T.L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, 1947,:

Seller ID: 104248


COLES, K. Adlard. Sailing on the South Coast. With Charts and Drawings by T.L. Stocken. London : Faber and Faber, (1947). Second Faber and Faber Printing. Pp (4),5-144. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. Oblong small 8vo, bluecloth, white lettering to front board and spine, white sailboat vignette t o front board. Title on front of dustjacket : Sailing and Motor Cruising onthe South Coast. See Toy 2765. "This is one of the most practical books fo r the yachtsman. It is written by the editor of The Yachtsman and is illustrated with over sixty charts and photographs of the main harbours and h... View more info

Pleasure and Leisure Boating : A Practical Handbook. First Edition.

By: CROSSLEY, Sydney.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: A.D. Innes & Company, Limited, London, 1899,:

Seller ID: 91513


CROSSLEY, Sydney. Pleasure and Leisure Boating : A Practical Handbook. London : A.D. Innes & Company, Limited, 1899. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-viii,[1]-256,[i]-viii (ads). Index. 8vo, pictorial green cloth, top edge dyed green. Toy 1845, Cassell 511, Cohen, The Thames,1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.277. "A charming, attractively designed book, which is very helpful in gaining an understanding of British pleasure boating on inland waters at the turn of the century." - Toy. And, as an earlier bookseller put it, "Strong overtones of Jerome K Jerome, or perhaps Ratty." Conten... View more info

Pleasure and Leisure Boating : A Practical Handbook. First Edition.

By: CROSSLEY, Sydney.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: A.D. Innes & Company, Limited, London, 1899,:

Seller ID: 109863


CROSSLEY, Sydney. Pleasure and Leisure Boating : A Practical Handbook. London : A.D. Innes & Company, Limited, 1899. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-viii,[1]-256,[i]-viii (ads). Index. 8vo, pictorial green cloth, black lettering tofront board and spine Toy 1845, Cassell 511, Cohen, The Thames,1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.277. "A charming, attractively designed book, which is very helpful in gaining an understanding of British pleasure boating on inland waters at the turn of the century." - Toy. And, as an earlier bookseller put it, "Strong overtones of Jerome K Jerome, or perhaps... View more info

Royal Yacht Squadron 1815-1985. F irst Edition in dustjacket

By: DEAR, Ian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul, London, 1985, ISBN:0091625904:

Seller ID: 20090


DEAR, Ian. The Royal Yacht Squadron 1815-1985. Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. London : Stanley Paul, (1985). First Printing. Pp 208,+ 16 ppcolour plates + 56 pp black-and-white plates. Endpaper maps. Index. Large 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 60 : "A skillfully-written history". Contents : Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. I. 1815-25: The formation of the Club and the early years of yachting at Cowes. The first rallies, regattas, matches and overseas cruises. Crew discipline. Royal patronage. II. 1825-48: Yacht racing gets under way with all the pro... View more info

Salt-Water Palaces. US, no dj

By: DRUMMOND, Maldwin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Debrett, 1980, ISBN:0670616362:

Seller ID: 63725


DRUMMOND, Maldwin. Salt-Water Palaces. Introduction by Admiral of the Fleetthe Earl of Mountbatten of Burma. N.Y.: The Viking Press "in association w ith Debrett's Peerage Limited," (1980). First US Printing. Pp (4),5-140. Illustrated. Square 4to, tan cloth. Toy 0007. Principally on the years 1840-1914, this is on the grand yachts, with greater than usual emphasis on the interiors. Chapters : 1. Royal Patronage; 2. The Yacht Club; 3. The Salt-Water Palace and the Fashionables; 4. Closer to the Water; 5. A View across the Ocean; 6. The Pride of the Fleet . With bibliography and index. A... View more info

Salt-Water Palaces. US in dj

By: DRUMMOND, Maldwin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1980, ISBN:0670616362:

Seller ID: 77557


DRUMMOND, Maldwin. Salt-Water Palaces. Introduction by Admiral of the Fleetthe Earl of Mountbatten of Burma. New York: The Viking Press "in associati on with Debrett's Peerage Limited," (1980). First US Printing. Pp. (4),5-140. Illustrated. Plan endpapers. Square 4to, tan cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 0007. Principally on the years 1840-1914, this is on the grandyachts, with greater than usual emphasis on the interiors. Chapters : 1. R oyal Patronage; 2. The Yacht Club; 3. The Salt-Water Palace and the Fashionables; 4. Closer to the Water; 5. A View across the Ocean; 6. The P... View more info

Sopranino : 10,000 Miles over the Ocean in a Midget Sailboat. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ELLAM, Patrick MUDIE, Colin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 74852


ELLAM, Patrick and Colin MUDIE. Sopranino : 10,000 Miles over the Ocean in a Midget Sailboat . New York : Norton, (1953). First American Printing. Pp.[1]-288, + 12 p. of plates. Charts and diagrams in text. 8vo, blue cloth w ith gilt lettering to spine. Ellam and Mudie's account of their months of voyaging aboard a small sailboat, whose "wood planking of her hull was barely thicker than a cigarette, and for lightness she carried no motor and no transmitting radio." Their journey began in Falmouth, culminating in New York (by way of the Canaries, Morocco, and the Caribbean). Chapters : ... View more info

Voyage of the Petula.

By: EVANS, Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Robert Hale Limited, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 94532


EVANS, Frank. The Voyage of the “Petula.” Illustrated. London : Robert HaleLimited, (1957). First Edition. Pp [1]-189,(3), frontis + 16 pp plates. 8v o, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 522 : "A drifting voyage acrossthe Atlantic in a 45-year-old ketch from Dakar to Barbados with a crew of three to study ocean life, water temperatures, weather conditions, drift ofdust from the Sahara, etc. A raft built from three Carley floats was towed astern as an observation platform. The voyage, financed by a wealthy Belgi an, took about seventy days during the winter of 1955/56." Spine... View more info

Yacht Racing. First Edition

By: FLINT, Harvey GRAY, Betty

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nicholas Kaye, London, 1949,:

Seller ID: 16725


FLINT, Harvey. Yacht Racing. Drawings by Betty Gray. With sixteen reproductions from photographs. London : Nicholas Kaye, (1949). First Printing. Pp 128. Illustrated. Sm 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4073. Contents: On Boats in General; The Race; Tactics; In General; The Care of Sails; Racing Rules. Light wear, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Electrical and Electronic Equipment for Yachts. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: FRENCH, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1974,:

Seller ID: 23556


FRENCH, John. Electrical and Electronic Equipment for Yachts. (New York) : Dodd, Mead & Co., (1974). First US Printing. Pp 238. Illustrated. 8vo, bluecloth. Toy 5302. Name, else very good in dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Electrical and Electronic Equipment for Yachts. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: FRENCH, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1973,:

Seller ID: 49870


FRENCH, John. Electrical and Electronic Equipment for Yachts . (London) : Adlard Coles, (1973). Pp. (1)-238), [2]. Large 8vo, brown cloth. Toy 5302. Alayman's guide for repair and maintenance of electronic equipment on board yachts and other vessels. Scratch to rear board, else very good in dustjac ket. 20.00 View more info