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A Gypsy Life : Adventures of Clare and Edward Allcard aboard their Yacht Johanne. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ALLCARD, Clare

Price: $35.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1992

Seller ID: 28376

ISBN: 0393030725


ALLCARD, Clare. A Gypsy Life : Adventures of Clare and Edward Allcard aboard their Yacht Johanne. New York& London : W.W. Norton & Company, (1992). First Printing. Pp (6),[7]-237,(3) + 16-page central section of colour photos. With 8 maps in the text. 8vo (162 x 240 mm), red cloth spine, red paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering to spine. Clare Allcard (b. 1946, England) was living in Andorra (when not at sea) at the time of publication. The narrative is split about equally between an account of the author and her husband's restoration of a Baltic... 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

White Sails Shaking : An Anthology of Excerpts from Accounts of Cruises Made in Sailing Yachts. First Edition in dustjacket

By: FREEMAN, Ira Henry, (ed.) HOLDRIDGE, Desmond GERBAULT, Alain MARTYR, J.Weston

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York, 1947,:

Seller ID: 106078


FREEMAN, Ira Henry, (ed.). White Sails Shaking : An Anthology of Excerpts from Accounts of Cruises Made in Sailing Yachts. New York : The Macmillan Company, 1948. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-202. 8vo, blue cloth, white lettering to front and spine. Toy 396; Morris & Howland,Yachting in America: A Bibliography p.54. "Every true blue-water man will find grand entertainment in the salty anthology. Ira Henry Freeman's selection of excerps from accounts of famous sailing cruises in brimful of the joy and the dramaof plunging canvas. Variety is the keynote of this collection of twenty... View more info

Wandering Under Sail. Revised and Enlarged Edition in dustjacket

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rolls House Publishing Co., Ltd, London , 1948,:

Seller ID: 106746


HISCOCK, Eric C. Wandering Under Sail. Illustrated. London : The Rolls House Publishing Co., Ltd., (1948). Revised and Enlarged Edition. Pp [1]-215,(1), frontispiece + 13 leaves of plates. TeXt Illustrations and Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 0913. “Eric Hiscock, editor of The Yachting Year and a member of the Royal Cruising Club, has achieved considerable distinction for his single-handed cruises. In this book he tells of his adventures as a beginner, of the designing and building of his yacht Wanderer II, and of many experiences he has had in her and in three other wel... View more info

Coronet Memories : Log of Schooner-Yacht Coronet on her Off-Shore Cruises from 1893 to 1899

By: Schooner-Yacht Coronet] JAMES, Arthur Curtiss)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: F. Tennyson Neely, London, 1899,:

Seller ID: 71385


[Schooner-Yacht Coronet]. Coronet Memories : Log of Schooner-Yacht Coronet on her Off-Shore Cruises from 1893 to 1899. London: F. Tennyson Neely, (1899). Pp. [1]-372, frontis., + 28 p. of plates and 2 maps. 8vo, green cloth with multi-coloured decoration, metallic rope-border to front, gilt lettering to front and spine. Toy 707. Not in O'Dea or Tennyson's Cape Bretoniana. A survey of the cruising activities of the Coronet - one of the greatest ever American-built yachts - in the latter part of the nineteenth century, when it came under the ownership of Arthur Curtiss James. Contents: 1. First ... View more info