Yachts and Yachting - Fred. S. Cozzens 1888 - Cassell and Company, New York - Revised Edition with additional illustrations A beautiful copy, strikingly illustrated throughout with over 140 mostly line drawings by Cozzens [1846-1928] who was considered to be one of the best marine illustrators of the nineteenth century. This revised edition was issued a year after the first, but added more illustrations and five further chapters.

Containing a detailed history of American yachting from the early days of the New York Yacht Club to 1885 by Captain R. F. Coffin; extensive coverage of the America’s cup races of 1886 between the
Mayflower and Galatea by Charles E. Clay; American Steam Yachting, by Edward Jaffray; British Yachting, by C.J.C. McAlster; and additional chapters on American Yachting in 1886 and 1887, Ocean Racing of the same period, and the The Famous Ocean Race of 1887 between the Coronet and the Dauntless, from Sandy Hook, Connecticut, to Roche’s Point Queenstown, County Cork.
  Reference: Toy, Adventures Afloat 77.

Quarto (book size 26.8 x 19.5 cm) pp. [4] ii [2] 11-200, 8 (publisher’s catalogue dated 4.89). In publisher's dark blue cloth, stylised gilt rope-pattern lettering to spine and front board, front board with illustration of yacht under full sail in gilt, white, and silver, above black lettering.
  Condition:   Ref: 109385   Price: HK$ 4,500