New York, Hearst Marine Books: 1985
Edition: 1st U.S.
157pp., world-map endpapers., (16 pages) unpaginated colour-plate section, plus intext, archival b/white halftone and line-drawn illustrations, throughout. Book clean. Slightly cocked spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Backstrip lightly bumped on head and heel. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with slight laminate damage on rear. ".tells the story of the sport (ocean racing) from its beginnings in the nineteenth century through to the present day." Contents include: Blow High or Low 1866-1912, The King of Sports 1923-41, Cotton Sa... View More...