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Notes on a Yacht Voyage to Hardanger Fjord, and the adjacent estuaries, by A Yachting Dabbler     Charles William Rothery

£350.00

  • Notes on a Yacht Voyage to Hardanger Fjord, and the adjacent estuaries, by A Yachting Dabbler     Charles William Rothery

Notes on a Yacht Voyage to Hardanger Fjord, and the adjacent estuaries, by A Yachting Dabbler Charles William Rothery

[Rothery, Charles William]
London & Keswick, 1855

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London & Keswick, 1855

ppxxvii 105 [iii]

a bit worn with scattered foxing. re-cased in the original brown cloth gilt, but with the unfortunate addition of a rather inappropriate cloth spine. new end-papers

a scarce account of a July 1845 voyage from Shetland to Bergen in a 70′ gaff-rigged cutter, and subsequent cruising in the southern fjords

a charming book, illustrated with a map, 15 tinted lithograph plates, eight woodcuts and two steel engravings. This copy also contains three coloured lithographs, indicating that this is the second issue, as these lithographs appeared uncoloured in the first