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Yachting and Marine Books, Eight Titles.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1206
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Yachting and Marine Books, Eight Titles. Including: Instantaneous Marine Views Taken by David Mason, an oblong octavo album of approximately sixty-four dry plate photographs taken along the New England coast of racing sloops, schooners, steam yachts, fishing vessels, America's Cup defenders and challengers, among other crafts, and photos of the 1885 America's Cup race, each photograph mounted on linen with one page of introduction, the photos were taken between 1882 and 1885, in limp leather with dry rot; a different version of the same title, Boston: Cupples, Upham, and Co., 1883, small folio, illustrated with twenty plates, foxing, illustrated paper boards, cloth spine worn and damaged; N.L. Stebbins's Yacht Portraits of the Leading American Yachts, Boston: Stebbins, 1889, oblong folio illustrated with seventy-five plates, publisher's morocco boards, worn; Stebbins's The Yachtsman's Souvenir, Gardner: Lithotype Publishing Co., [1888], oblong octavo, illustrated with small photographic portraits of more than 200 yachts, publisher's cloth; Stebbins's The Yachtsman's Album, Boston: Stebbins, 1896, illustrated with small photographic portraits of 240 yachts, publisher's cloth; The Yachtsman of New England, Boston: Couillard, [c. 1890], oblong octavo, illustrated, water stained, rebacked; Yacht Racing on the Clyde. Season 1895. Reproduced from Photographs Specially Taken by Maclure, MacDonald & Co., Glasgow & London: Maclure, MacDonald, & Co., [1896], oblong folio, illustrated with sixty plates, publisher's cloth, rebacked; [and] Representative American Yachts, a Collection of One Hundred Views Photographed by Henry G. Peabody, Boston: Peabody & the Heliotype Printing Co., 1893, oblong folio, illustrated, full publisher's leather, worn and rebacked, contents good. (8)
Estimate $1,000-2,000


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Keywords

Heliotype Printing Co., Lithotype Publishing Co., MacDonald, & Co., David Mason, Henry G. Peabody, America's Cup, Art media, Bookbinding, Publishing, Visual arts, Yacht, Glasgow, London

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