Yachting - The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes - Sir Edward Sullivan, Lord Brassey, C.E. Seth-Smith, G.L. Watson, R.T. Pritchett, Sir George Leach et al. 1894-5 - Longmans, London - First Editions ‘To some, I believe, Paradise means yachting, and for my own part, I think a 200-ton schooner, a ten -knot breeze, and a summer sea hard to beat’. - From the introduction by Sir Edward Sullivan.

A famous yachting work, covering the golden age of yachting, including chapters on:
Ocean Cruising; The Evolution of the Modern Racing Yacht; Recollections of Schooner Racing; Fitting out a Fifty-Tonner to go Foreign; Some Famous Races; Yachting in America; Foreign and Colonial Yachting; and The America Cup Races.

Two volumes profusely illustrated with 57 full page plates and over 240 in-text illustrations plans and diagrams.
  Reference: Toy, Adventures Afloat 71.

Two octavo volumes (binding size 19.3x14.5cm), pp. [2] xvi 439 [3]; [2] xvi 456 [2].
  Finely bound in recent three-quarter dark blue calf over matching cloth, spines with yacht motifs and lettering in gilt, top edges gilt.   Condition: Fine in fine bindings   Ref: 110763   Price: HK$ 5,500