Sailing Tours:…. Part V 
the west coasts of Scotland, the Orkneys, and the west coast of the North Sea.
containing descriptions of every creek, harbour and roadstead, suitable for yachting purposes, from the Mull of Galloway to Duncansby Head, with a brief account of the coast from the Orkneys to the Thames
(The Mull of Galloway to the Thames)
by Frank Cowper
Ashford Press, 1985.
a facsimile reprint of the original 1896 edition of the Scottish volume.
new introduction by John Leather.
Small Yachts, their design and construction exemplified by the ruling types of modern practice – C.P.Kunhardt
Woodenboat Publications, 1985
Speed and Power of Recent Motor Boats of Several Types
by A. Appleton Packard
New York, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1904.
18 page article from the Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, plus a series of photographs of fast motor boats of the period.
an interesting technical paper on early motor boats
Steam Yacht Photograph
late 19th century photograph showing two steam yachts and other vessels
a fine original albumen print photograph, probably dating from the 1890’s, showing small steam yacht with four crew in the foreground, with larger steam yacht, schooner yacht and two-masted sailing ship behind.
nice crisp condition, mounted onto card. the location is not identified, but more than likely on the Clyde, possibly off Hunter’s Quay
Thousand Miles in the Rob Roy Canoe on the Rivers and Lakes of Europe
by J. MacGregor
Sampson Low, 1866.
an early impression of this classic canoeing title
Thousand Miles’ Cruise in the “Silver Cloud”
from Dundee to France and back in a small boat
by William Forwell
Blackie & Son, 1879
an entertaining account of a voyage down the east coast of Scotland and England, and across the Channel to France.
Inspired by John Macgregor’s exploits in ‘Rob Roy’, the Reverend Forwell had himself built a square-sterned yawl of just 19-feet on the water-line and embarked on this epic voyage in May 1877