by Harold S. Vanderbilt.
Charles Scribner’s & Sons, 1939.
1st edition. large format hardback [28x21cm]. ppxi 259.
very good clean condition, and specially bound in blue cloth boards with darker blue leather spine and corners.
even scarcer than ‘Enterprise’. the three-times defender of the America’s Cup recalls his racing career, together with a chapter on the evolution of the J-Class, sections on tactics, and an analysis of the Right of Way rules. illustrated with a colour frontispiece portrait and more than 60 fine full-page half-tone plates, plus many charts and diagrams.
a fine book.