Jonkers Rare Books
ROYAL YACHTS Rich and Cowan Ltd. 1932Description
First edition. Number 27 of 1000 copies. Large 4to. Original full navy blue morocco with gilt titles and gilt stamped vignette of a flag on the upper cover. Top edge gilt.Provenance
Sir Fitzroy Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe (1872-1957, bookplate to front pastedown).Footnote
An ample and handsome book which provides a fascinating insight into the history of the Royal Yacht from the times of the Saxons up to the 20th century.
Sixteen tipped in colour plates beneath protective tissue guards as well as 74 half tone plates and occasional engravings in the text.Current Condition
A superb, fine copy, bright and crisp with an armourial bookplate to the front pastedown.Price