11th July 2016
SMALL CRAFT VOYAGES. - Archibald YOUNG. Summer Sailings by an Old Yachtsman. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1898. First edition, 8vo (218 x 140mm.) Hand-coloured frontispiece, hand-coloured vignette to title-page, 14 hand-coloured plates, 1p. advertisements at rear. (Light browning, spotting to plates, occasional minor soiling.) Original blue cloth blocked in gilt (extremities bumped and scuffed, slightly soiled, spine darkened). - And twenty other volumes relating to small craft voyages (including: S.R. GRAVES. 'A Yachting Cruise in the Baltic'. London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1863). Provenance: The Michael Gilkes Collection (21).
Hammer price: £70
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