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ROYAL YACHTS OF EUROPE: 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. More
TWO DECADES OF CHALLENGE.
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..... More
THOMAS EDWARDS & FAMILY: 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. More
ANNALS OF OUR ROYAL YACHTS 1604-1953.
Pp. 64, frontispiece and text illustrations; small cr. 4to; orange boards, spine lettered in gilt; price-clipped dust wrapper, worn, the verso slightly browned and foxed, edges worn and with several splits and chips; bookseller's stamp on the upper free endpaper; Adlard Coles Limited/George G. Harrap & Company Ltd., London, 1953..... More
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..... More
A MONKEY FOR A YACHT.
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. More
YACHTING IN AMERICA.
A Bibliography Embracing the History, Practice, and Equipment of American Yachting and Pleasure Boating from Earliest Beginnings to Circa 1988. Preliminary Edition. Pp. [iv]+x+398, frontispiece, indices; roy. 8vo; green cloth, lettered in gilt, fore-corners faintly bruised, the lower board a trifle scuffed; book label of David Levine, Sydney, on upper..... More
THE HISTORY OF THE ALBERT PARK YACHT CLUB 1871 - 1996.
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. More
THE TRIUMPH OF AUSTRALIA II.
The America's Cup Challenge of 1983. Preface by R. J. L. Hawke. Foreword by Ben Lexcen. Pp. 128, illustrated throughout in colour and black & white (some full page), index; med. 4to; top fore-corner of lower board a trifle bruised, bottom edges slightly shelf worn; dust wrapper, edges a trifle..... More
THE SOUTHERN CROSS.
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. More