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The America's Cup, how it was won by the yacht 'America' in 1851 and has since been defended  -  Capt. Roland Coffin

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  • The America's Cup, how it was won by the yacht 'America' in 1851 and has since been defended  -  Capt. Roland Coffin

The America’s Cup, how it was won by the yacht ‘America’ in 1851 and has since been defended – Capt. Roland Coffin

Coffin, Captain Roland F.
New York, Scribner, 1885

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a scarce early America’s Cup title. Captain Coffin was present at all the races except for the original 1851, through to the 1881 challenge, so he writes with first-hand authority

ppviii 155. frontispiece cartoon and 13 plates of line drawings

re-cased in the original cloth gilt binding, a little worn. ex-Daily Mail library copy with stamp to title-page, shelf number on spine and removed label from front board. as usual the cheap paper has become a little browned and brittle over the years