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“Sunbeam” RYS.

voyages and experiences in many waters, Naval Reserves and other matters

 

Brassey, Earl

John Murray, 1917

In stock

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Description

by Earl Brassey

John Murray, 1917

ppxvi 449. well illustrated from photographs, drawings, etc.

the original decorative cloth binding is faded and a bit stained, with damage to top of spine. some light foxing, but generally clean internally. lacks front free end-paper. from the library of George Nicholson, with his book-plate.

the first few chapters recount Lord Brassey’s early yachting experiences, and the bulk of the book covers the voyages of his famous yacht ‘Sunbeam’, interspersed with writings on the Naval Reserves and other matters