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By k. m. miller of 'the yachting world,' and john irving, yachting editor of 'the field,' h. p. allen, sir charles allen, j. r. barnett, george corderoy, arthur f. evans, s. m. fowler, g. rockingham gill, norman hart, w. g. horsnaill, j. b. kirkpatrick, t. c. letcher, william mcc. meek, g. t. morris, g. h. wainman, o. m. watts. with over five hundred illustrations. (the lonsdale library. volume xix).

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. 640 pp. Bound in original quarter cloth, gilt, over cloth boards, with gilt blocks, with pasted in prints on front board and spine, in price clipped pictorial dust wrapper, which has sunned spine and edge wear with slight loss at head and tail of spine. A few small stains on front board, but otherwise a very good clean copy. Illustrated by 48 pages of black and white photographic plates, including frontispiece and by 435 text figures. Pictorial endpapers. A well illustrated later volume in the Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games and Pastimes, series edited by the Earl of Lonsdale and Eric Parker (1870-1955). John James Cawdell Irving (1898-1967) was a commander in the Royal Navy and father of the historian, David Irving.

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