Medway Yacht Club..

ELLIS, DON..

Bound in original grey cloth with red titles and block in pictorial dust wrapper, which has slight wear to extremities; otherwise a very good copy.

£10.00

Publisher

South Eastern Magazines Ltd.,

Place

Maidstone

Date

1979

Synopsis

The first hundred years 1880-1980. compiled by don ellis.

Item Description

4to. 8.5 x 12 inches. x + 78 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated throughout by black and white photographs, including portrait frontispiece and by text figures and facsimiles. Map endpapers.

Notes

A centenary history of the Medway Yacht Club. It includes an account of the 1888 races when the Maid of Kent yacht, purpose built in one month at Rochester, beat Irex, the Australian challenger. The book, by former Medway Towns' journalist Don Ellis, 'carries a foreword by that well-known sailor-author-politician, Ted Heath.

[Stock No. 24849]

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