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The Kings' Britannia: The Story of a Great Ship

£14.99

Product description

Blue cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine. Bumping at the top and base of the spine and light shelf wear; faint cup-mark on the front board. On the front pastedown and first free endpaper are plates from the Royal Yacht Squadron and a small presentation plate. One plate is detached but otherwise the binding is sound. The text is clean and unmarked. Numerous photographic illustrations, many by Beken of Cowes. This book is the story of the Royal Yacht Britannia 1893-1936, the first-class cutter which had two owners: King Edward VII and King George V. She took part in 635 races and won 360 prizes. Her construction and her racing seasons are described and the sequences of her different rigs is illustrated. Undated but appears to be first edition about 1937. Uncommon book.

Item details

Added value:
Uncommon book
Author(s):
Irving, John
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
c1937
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Seeley Service & Co

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Blue cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine. Bumping at the top and base of the spine and light shelf wear; faint cup-mark on the front board. On the front pastedown and first free endpaper are plates from the Royal Yacht Squadron and a small presentation plate. One plate is detached but otherwise the binding is sound. The text is clean and unmarked. Numerous photographic illustrations, many by Beken of Cowes. This book is the story of the Royal Yacht Britannia 1893-1936, the first-class cutter which had two owners: King Edward VII and King George V. She took part in 635 races and won 360 prizes. Her construction and her racing seasons are described and the sequences of her different rigs is illustrated. Undated but appears to be first edition about 1937. Uncommon book.

Added value:
Uncommon book
Author(s):
Irving, John
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
c1937
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
264
Publisher:
Seeley Service & Co

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