By C. M. Gvin
London   Rich and Cowan Ltd.
12" by 9.5" 338pp [plus plates].
An exceptional and original copy of this limited first edition of this work, a study of Royal Yachts by Charles Murray Gavin, copiously illustrated throughout.
By C. M. Gvin

1932 Royal Yachts

London   Rich and Cowan Ltd.
12" by 9.5" 338pp [plus plates].
An exceptional and original copy of this limited first edition of this work, a study of Royal Yachts by Charles Murray Gavin, copiously illustrated throughout.
£800.00
: 3kgs / : 627M8

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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Limited Edition, Publishers' Original Binding

Providing a history of Yachts, and specifically Royal Yachts, from Saxon and Norman times all the way to the modern day, with special emphasis given to the construction and design of the craft throughout history. This work also features an extensive appendices, providing information regarding the origin of the names of Royal Yachts, State visits and Empire Tours, Officers who served in Royal Yachts, and much more. This edition is limited to 1000 numbered copies, of which this is No. 545. Featuring numerous 'half-tone' illustrated plates, and fifteen tipped-in coloured plates, each with a protective tissue guard.

Condition

In a full crushed morocco binding with gilt detail to the front board and spine. Externally, minor shelfwear to extremities. Slight handling marks to boards. Front hinge strained after endpapers. Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean throughout. Pages rough cut to edges.

Near Fine

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