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One hundred years and still sailing!  a history of Hamilton yachts, yachtsmen and yachting, 1888 to 1988  centennial yearbook
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One hundred years and still sailing! a history of Hamilton yachts, yachtsmen and yachting, 1888 to 1988 centennial yearbook

By Penny, Harry L.

Hamilton Yacht Club, 1988, very good, xvi, 157 p., ill. bw photos. 29 cm. A history of the yachts and yachtsmen of Hamilton since the club was established in1888. Penny as past Commodore and historian of the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club describes: The Halcyon Years; Disaster; Empire Games, Depression; Golden Jubilee; A War; Yachting Decline; Revival of Yachting; The Evergreen Decade; The Agony and Loss and the Struggle to Survive.

$19.39

Yachts and Yachting
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Yachts and Yachting

By Cozzens, Fred S.

Cassell & Company, ltd. 1889 Edition: Revised : 2 p.l., ii, 200 p. ; 27 cm., over 135 illustrations. very good, gilt and silver on dec bds. with minor soiling on bds. Frontispiece of The Yacht Mayflower in 1886 with line drawings of yachts at sea in-text with other engravings and decorations including one of the Americas Cup. The text is divided into sections: The History of American Yachting from the early days of the New York Yacht Club to 1885; The Mayflower and Galatea Races of 1886; American Steam Yachting; and British Yachting and American Yachting in 1886 and 1887.

$135.73

Macmillan Book of Boating, The

By Wallace, William N

Macmillan, NY, 1964. 1st. fair.

$7.76

Lonely sea and the sky, The
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Lonely sea and the sky, The

By Chichester, Francis

Hodder and Stoughton, 1964. 1st. good/good. b/w.autobiography of Chichester from his flying feats to his yachting feats.

$19.39

By the Wind
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By the Wind

By Baum, Richard

Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1962. 1973. very good/very good. Richard Baum’s very readable yachting passages in all sorts of weather and conditions. 200 pages

$27.15

Sports afloat
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Sports afloat

By (ed) Library of Boating

Time-Life Books, 1976. 1st. fair -. ex-lib Water sports from fishing, canoeing, water-skiing and windsurfing. One of the Time Life Library of Boating series.  175 pages

$3.88

History of Seamanship, A

By Phillips-Birt, Douglas

George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1971. 1st thus. very good/g+ . bw. inscribed

$15.51

Sailor\'s World, The
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Sailor's World, The

By Beiser, Arthur

Random House, 1972?. 1st. very good/very good. but some stains inside dust jacket. A beautifully illustrated book on the world of sail, wind and water.  Beiser discusses every aspect of sailing from the boat itself to seamanship. 251 pages

$19.39

Gracie : a love story
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Gracie : a love story

By Burns, George

Putnam's Sons, 1988. 1st. fine/near fine . price clipped

$15.51

Yachting - a turn of the Century Treasury
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Yachting - a turn of the Century Treasury

By Meisel, Tony (ed)

Castle Books, 1987. 1st. very good/ very good. previous owner's inscription on end paper. A compendium of yachting stories and events from 1895 to 1911.

$15.51

Epic Voyage of the Seven Little Sisters: A 6700 mile voyage alone across the Pacific
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Epic Voyage of the Seven Little Sisters: A 6700 mile voyage alone across the Pacific

By Willis, William

Hutchinson, London, 1956 Book Society remmendation, 244 pgs. bw photos with colour frontepiece. Adventure story of building and sailing a raft across the Pacific.  

$15.51

Blue water vagabond

By Puleston, Dennis

Double Day , 1939. 1st. poor.

$7.76

Over the Horizon - The best in Cruising
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Over the Horizon - The best in Cruising

By Robinson, Bill

D. Van Nostrand Company Inc, 1966. 1st. very good/good.

$6.98

Commanding Sea, the: Six Voyages of Discovery
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Commanding Sea, the: Six Voyages of Discovery

By Francis, Clare

BBC, 1981. 1st. good/good. Claire Francis discusses six themes explored in her voyages.  Additional essays expand on specific aspects of the sea, including the history of ships, war at sea, oceanography, early navigators and the biology of the deep sea.  Extensively illustrated with photos and drawings.  280 pages

$11.63

Sailor\'s World, The
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Sailor's World, The

By Beiser, Arthur

Random House, 1972. 1st.ed., good, 251 pages, colour and bw illustrations, weather, night sailing, island sailing, ocean passages, Baltic, Block Island racing.

$6.20