dedicated by express permission, to the most noble the Marquis of Anglesey
by George Frederick Bonner.
London, Orger and Meryon, 1845
pp230. folding hand-coloured frontispiece showing the ensigns, burgees, etc. of the yacht clubs of the United Kingdom. two other engraved plates plus engravings in the text.
a very nice copy in the original green cloth, lettered in gilt on upper board and spine, with all page edges gilt. book-plate of Arthur Gregory of Stivichall, near Coventry on front paste-down, and later book-plate lightly tipped-in to front free end-paper.
containing historical notes, laws and regulations, and registers of members and yachts of the following yacht clubs: Royal Yacht Squadron, Royal Thames, Royal Western, Royal Cork, Royal Northern, Royal Southern, Royal Harwich, Arundel, Royal Eastern [no register], Royal Victoria, Royal Kingstown, Royal Mersey; plus postscript recording racing results through the 1845 season, and an alphabetical index of yachts.