Reminiscences of Twenty-Five Years' Yachting in Australia. An Essay on Manly Sports, a Cruise on Shore ... Notes of a Voyage to China and Japan. Yachting, William Henry BUNDEY.
Reminiscences of Twenty-Five Years' Yachting in Australia. An Essay on Manly Sports, a Cruise on Shore ... Notes of a Voyage to China and Japan

Reminiscences of Twenty-Five Years' Yachting in Australia. An Essay on Manly Sports, a Cruise on Shore ... Notes of a Voyage to China and Japan

Adelaide, E.S. Wigg & Son, 1888.

Octavo, xx, 224, xvi (advertisements) pages plus 15 lithographs (5 ensigns, 3 maps, 6 views by members of the author's family, and a frontispiece by 'the well-known artist, Mr Leonard').

Gilt-pictorial dark blue cloth lightly sunned on the spine and a little marked; extremities slightly rubbed and bumped, with minimal wear; one pair of conjugate leaves and an adjacent plate slightly proud of the leading edge (but as issued); a very good copy (internally excellent).

Sir William Henry Bundey (1838-1909), for ten years Commodore of the South Australian Yacht Club, was a South Australian MP (Attorney-General, 1878-81), and later a Supreme Court judge. An uncommon book on an uncommon (Australian) topic.

Item #57140

Price (AUD): $550.00