Lloyd's Register of American Yachts 1929

By: Lloyd's Register of Shipping

Price: $147.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


1929 -LLoyd's Register of American Yachts. A List of the Sailing and Power Yachts, Yacht Clubs and Yachtsmen of the United States, Dominion of Canada, the West Indies and South America. Hard Cover, Oblong 9 X 7?; blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettering and logo on front and spine; Gilt edges. 529 pages, plus an additional 30 pages of nice ads at the back. Prior owner's name in gilt on front cover (Gifford B. Crary). Comprehensive listing of yachts, their designers, builders, sailmakers, owners & port of registry. Includes 56 color lithographic plates (14 color plates of yacht club burgees and 42 color plates of private signals of Yachtsmen - with at least one with a swastika!) Does NOT include any laid-in addenda or corrections sheets. In good condition. Scuffing to the edges and with a few spots of color scuffed off on the front cover. Moderate overall spotting and soiling to covers as well. Front hinge is cracked but still attached with some tearing to the paper on the hinge between the front paste-down and the front free end paper. Otherwise binding is solid. Pages lightly aged but otherwise unmarked. NOT Ex-Library. A fascinating snapshot of Yacht ownership in the United States just before the crash of the stock market that led to the Great Depression. Notable yachts listed include: the Delphine, commissioned by American automobile magnate, Horace Dodge and built by Michigan shipbuilding company, Great Lakes Engineering Works, the Vagrant, owned by Harold S. Vanderbilt, and the Nina owned and sailed by Paul Hammond.

Title: Lloyd's Register of American Yachts 1929

Author Name: Lloyd's Register of Shipping

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Lloyd's Register of Shipping: 1929-01-01

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 20201118002

Keywords: Sailing, History