Hunt and Company

1886

Hunts Universal Yacht List 1886

Antique Hunts Universal Yacht List for 1886

DESCRIPTION: 

A great gift for a sailing or yachting enthusiast. Hunts Universal Yacht List for 1886 contains 29 pages of colour printed yacht club flags and colored flags for individual yawls, schooners and cutters, with over 60 pages of interesting trade advertisements (many illustrated). This scarce, compact, antique volume is the 1886 edition in a series that were published annually between 1848 and 1914. Contains a long alphabetical list of specifications for 4800 largely British yachts including the following fields: name of yacht; rig; length; beam; tonnage; depth; owners; a key to the name of one the 61 participating yacht clubs; signal letters; year built; year altered; builder; sailmaker; and distinguishing flag.

Includes signal flags in color along with regatta dates, a list of owners, list of agents, staff and yachts of all the principal yacht clubs of the World, tide tables, prize winners, etc.

Bound in the original blue cloth boards, with gilt lettering and a royal crest to the upper cover. Professionally rebacked in gilt-decorated navy-blue morocco. Publisher: London: Hunt & Co., 119 Church Street, London. 422 pages.

CREATOR: 

Hunt and Company

PUBLICATION DATE: 

1886

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: 

British Isles

BODY OF WATER: 

N/A

CONDITION: 

Good.  Lacking one contents leaf immediately after the title, otherwise complete and correct, bound in the original blue cloth boards, slightly rubbed and marked.

COLORING: 

Process printed.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 

5 " x 4 "

PRICE: 

$425

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