11th July 2016
SMALL CRAFT VOYAGES. - Warwick M. TOMPKINS. Fifty South to Fifty South, the Story of a Voyage West Around Cape Horn in the Schooner Wander Bird. London: Robert Hale, Ltd., 1938. First edition, 8vo (217 x 140mm.) Numerous illustrations. (Light browning to fore-edge.) Original pictorial cloth blocked in gilt (extremities lightly bumped, spine faded). - And thirty-seven other volumes relating to small craft voyages (including: Canon Archibald CAMPBELL. 'Fair Winds and Good Water'. Glasgow: William Maclellan, 1955. First edition with dust-jacket; A.G. HAMILTON. 'The Restless Wind'. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd., 1961. First edition with dust-jacket). Provenance: The Michael Gilkes Collection (38).
Hammer price: £40
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