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The “Falcon” on the Baltic. a coasting voyage from Hammersmith to Copenhagen in a three-ton yacht – E F Knight

Knight, E.F.
London, W.H.Allen & Co., 1892

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the second edition of this yachting classic (first published in 1889) recounting a summer cruise on the 29-ft double-ender ketch ‘Falcon’ – built by White’s of Cowes as a lifeboat for the P & O line

pp[vi] 309 + advert leaf. folding map and 10 illustrations by Arthur Shephard

the decorative grey cloth binding is a little worn and grubby. internal stitching is weakening in places but the book is still tight. folding map carelessly folded with edge wear and light staining. overall a good copy