a journal of a voyage round the world, undertaken and carried out in the ship “Joseph Conrad”, 212 tons, in the years 1934, 1935, and 1936 by way of Good Hope, the South Seas, the East Indies, and Cape Horn.
by Alan Villiers
Seafarer Books, 2006.
new edition with foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston of this sailing ship classic.
one of the most sought-after books in the field of yachting literature, this superb volume contains a series of thirty-one chromolithograph plates reproduced from paintings by Henry Shields, depicting a range of Clyde yachts, from the 100-ft+ giants to the 15′, 17′ and 19′ class of small racing yachts.
Each plate is accompanied by the text of James Meikle, one of the leading yachting correspondents of the day, describing the yacht and recording her racing career, etc.