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Register of Yachts

By Various

1953-1975

Lloyds : London

7.5" by 9"

1052pp; 1049pp, 39pp; 1049pp, 39pp; 1100pp, 38pp; 1142pp, 35pp; 1093pp, 31pp; 1103pp, 30pp; 1104pp, 26pp; 1416pp, 24pp; 1608pp,16pp; 1434pp, 11pp; 1475pp; 1418pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A large collection of the 'Register of Yachts', featuring volumes across a twenty-two year span.

A selection on the Register of Yachts ranging from 1953 to 1975. Includes the register from the following years: 1953, 1954 (two copies), 1955, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975. The Lloyd's Register, to this day, is a leading provider of classification, compliance and consultancy service, for maritime vehicles. Assuring that the ship regulations are in line with contemporary developments. This collection then, offers a comprehensive history of the yachting community throughout the twentieth century. The volumes contain various classifications, and registers, this includes a list registered yachts in each year, a list of yacht owners, and lists of yacht designer and moulders, amongst others. Five volumes have both the first and second supplements. Two of the volumes have only one supplement. Six volumes are without either supplement.

CONDITION

In a uniform cloth binding, with gilt detailing to the front boards and spine. Externally, smart. Bumpiing to the head and tail of the spines of each volume. Generally wear to the joint and to the extremities. Heavy rubbing to '1961', to the front board, resulting in some loss to the gilt detailing. Heavy rubbing, and perhaps tape damage to the front board of one of the copies of '1954', with rubbing also to the rear board. The second copy of '1954' has some cockiling to the front board. Small crack to the front joint of '1972'. Slight fraying to the rear joint of '1975'. Evidence of worming to the joints and spine of '1959', with some loss to the spine towards the head. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with the occasional handling mark. '1954' is missing the front endpaper, and first page up until the title page. Yachtsman advertisers announcement to '1954' detached but present.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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