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From the Seventeenth to Twentieth Century. Pp. 96(last blank), numerous illustrations (several full page); small cr. 4to; blue boards, spine lettered in gilt; dust wrapper, the back panel faintly soiled; free endpapers a trifle offset, outer leaves and edges lightly foxed; David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1975. First edition.
Illustrated by Mark Sofilas. Pp. 52, 15 hand-tipped coloured plates, numerous duotone illustrations, pictorial free endpapers, summary of challenges; demy folio; full dark blue leather, lettered and decorated in gilt, bottom fore-corners of boards faintly rubbed; Terra-Graphics (W. A.) Pty. Ltd./Advance Australia Challenge, Perth, 1983. First edition limited to 1,000.....
Farriers and Yachtsmen of Sandridge/Port Melbourne 1868-1961. Pp. [vi]+60(last blank), pictorial title page, text illustrations (a couple full page), full page family tree, appendices; narrow demy 4to; pictorial glazed paper wrappers, stapled, slightly scuffed, edges a trifle rubbed; Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society, Melbourne, 1997. First edition.
Translated by Barbara Webb. Pp. 120(last blank), numerous text illustrations and figures, coloured pictorial endpapers (flag signals); small square 4to; top fore-corners of boards faintly bruised; price-clipped dust wrapper, edges a trifle rubbed, the back panel faintly soiled, edges of leaves lightly foxed; Nautical Books/Macmillan, London, 1981. First U.K. edition.....
Pp. [ii]+40, text illustrations including a map, bibliography; demy 4to; pictorial stiff paper wrappers, stapled; Port Melbourne Historical & Preservation Society, Melbourne, 1999. First edition. *Signed by the author. The legend of a Victorian yachtsman including a history of the Port Melbourne Yacht Club.
One hundred and twenty-five years of yacht racing [cover title]. Pp. 44 (wrappers included in the pagination), text illustrations, list of past Commodores and Honorary Life Members, Championship Honour Board, reference works; demy 4to; pictorial stiff paper wrappers, stapled; Landscape Publications, Melbourne, 1996.
The History of Yachting in Victoria 1838-1894. Pp. viii+338, 11 coloured plates (one double page), black & white pictorial title page, text illustrations and maps (several full page) and pictorial endpapers, index; demy 4to; cream cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, a couple of tiny bruises to bottom edges.....
Australian's 1974 challenge for America's Cup. Illustrations by Melbourne Smith. Pp. xvi+172+(blank, last colophon), frontispiece, numerous text illustrations (many full or double page); dust wrapper, lightly foxed, edges slightly rubbed and split; outer leaves and edges lightly foxed; Admiralty Publishing House, Annapolis, 1974. First edition.