A major collection of more than 200 yacht registers
A major collection of more than 200 yacht registers

A major collection of more than 200 yacht registers

London, New York, et al. 1872-2006. Mostly oblong octavos, most all in original cloth, many with supplements laid in; generally in very good conditiuon, or better, but due to the nature of the beast, many with mild ocean damp- and water stains. Included are 28 American Yacht Lists (1874-1914); 3 American Yachts and Signals (1874-75); 3 Hunt's Universal Yacht List (1883-1907); nearly 100 Lloyd's Yacht Registers, both the British (green cloth) and American (blue and white cloth) editions (1883-1980); 17 Mannings Yachting Annuals and Yacht Registers (1874-1903); plus representative examples of fourteen other series including the Ameriucan Yacht Register, Debrett's Register of Yachts, Fox's Yachting Annual, Norie’s Yacht List, North American Yacht Register, Register of Wooden Yachts, Star Register of Yachts, Clubs and Flags, Wood’s International Yacht Register, Yacht Owners Register, and Yachtsmen of New England. These are often the propoertry of famous yachtsmen who in turn are often famous industrialists, businessmen, and heads of state. Among the owners with either signatures or names stamped by the publishers are: Sir Roderick W. Cameron, Esq., Dexter Tiffany, Jr., Charles H. Leed, H. A. Mower, General Joseph T. Torrence, J.P. Morgan, Nathaniel Greene Herreshoff, the Prince of Monaco, W. P. Stephens, James Roosevelt, and Thomas W. Lawson, among others. A close to complete list is available on request. Item #57914

Price: $15,000.00