Yacht Sailor: a treatise on practical seamanship, cruising and racing
with notes and additional chapters by a Clyde Yachtsman
Hunt & Co., 1888.
‘Vanderdecken’ was the pseudonym of the yachting journalist William Cooper, and this popular Victorian manual contains full information for the amateur yachtsman on the practicalities of yachting and yacht racing.
6th [and final] edition. ppviii 208. two folding plates.
an unusually nice and bright copy, with just a little wear to the extremities of the binding.