There are 90 illustrations, 17 of which are full-page watercolors of famous America's Cup challengers in full sail. There is also a fascinating assortment of sketches, yacht plans, and race charts. This numbered book was presented to the Bay City Tribune now part of MLive media group in Bay City Michigan.
This year's 150th anniversary of America's Cup provides a unique, never again to be repeated opportunity to purchase a copy of the most famous book on the Cup, one that is considered the official and most detailed history of the first 50 years. Published originally in 1902 in a limited and numbered edition of only 3,000 copies.
Lawson History of the America's Cup is an excellent addition to your maritime book collection or home library.
This antique book is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears. Some pages are loose and unattached please note wear on the book jacket, all shown in photos.
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Book Dimensions: 12x8x3
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