11th July 2016
IRVING, John. The Kings' Britannia, the Story of a Great Ship. London: Seeley Service & Co. Ltd., [n.d.] 8vo (247 x 153mm.) Frontispiece, 23 plates, 8pp. advertisements at rear. (Light browning, occasional minor spotting.) Original blue cloth (extremities bumped and lightly scuffed), dust-jacket (torn with loss, rubbed, creased with some soiling). - And two other volumes relating to the Royal Yacht Squadron (comprising: Montague GUEST and William BOULTON. 'The Royal Yacht Squadron, Memorials of its Members'. London: John Murray, 1902; J.B. ATKINS. 'Further Memorials of the Royal Yacht Squadron'. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1939). Provenance: The Michael Gilkes Collection (3).
Hammer price: £130
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