by Guest & Boulton.
London, John Murray, 1902.
1st edition. hardback. ppx 525. 46 illustrations.
a good clean and bright copy with very light edge wear to the original blue cloth gilt binding.
the standard history of the Royal Yacht Squadron and Solent yachting in the 19th century. with a complete list of member and their yachts, from the foundation of the club.
a nice association copy, from Wemyss Castle on the Firth of Clyde, the library of George Burns, 2nd Baron Inverclyde, Chairman of the Cunard Line, member of the Royal Yacht Squadron and owner of the steam yacht ‘Capaercailzie’