Medway Yacht Club..
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.
South Eastern Magazines Ltd.,
The first hundred years 1880-1980. compiled by don ellis.
4to. 8.5 x 12 inches. x + 78 pp.
Illustrated throughout by black and white photographs, including portrait frontispiece and by text figures and facsimiles. Map endpapers.
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]