by Joseph Florimund Loubat.
New York, Brentano Brothers, 1887.
1st edition. ppxiii 274. in the original brown cloth lettered in gilt.
upper hinge badly pulled and lacking front free end-paper and half-title. old glue repair to lower hinge. chipping to edge of title-page. light browning to the paper, but internally clean
a very scarce early American yachting memoir, compiled by the owner of the successful racing schooner ‘Enchantress’, designed by Captain Robert Fish, to whom the book is dedicated. unfortunately this copy lacks the frontispiece portrait of Capt. Fish, but the other four engraved double-page plates are present.