11th July 2016
SAILING. - Dixon KEMP. A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing. London: 'The Field' Office, 1878. First edition, 8vo (262 x 162mm.) 17 plates, 6 folding plates, 12pp. advertisements at rear. (Light browning, occasional heavier browning, minor soiling or spotting, marginal tears without loss to p.131 and plate V.) Original cloth blocked in blind (extremities bumped and scuffed, hinges splitting, stitching weak). - And eighteen other volumes relating to, and guides for, practical sailing. Provenance: The Michael Gilkes Collection (19).
Hammer price: £120
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