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100 Years of Yachting on Port Phillip Bay: A History of the Royal Brighton Yacht Club

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Title:100 Years of Yachting on Port Phillip Bay: A History of the Royal Brighton Yacht Club
Price:AUD$26.40 (about USD$18.20)
Book ID:SB00-0100696
Publisher:Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1975
Edition:First Edition
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Hawthorn Press, 1975, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

list of illustrations, preface by Henry Winneke, Governor of Victoria, acknowledgement, 4 appendices, and index. Map frontispiece, showing Brighton and environs. The text is illustrated with numerous black and white photographs. Black coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the spine. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a modern and older version of the sail boat. Blue coloured background with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Sailing on Port Phillip Bay is not for the faint hearted, the severe storms which sweep unexpectedly across the bay make for interesting sailing. For over 100 years the Royal Brighton yacht club has kept records and so the story of sailing on Port Phillip is also the story of the yacht club. Corners slightly rubbed and the head and the heel of the spine are also affected. The top paper edge has some dust marks. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded, particularly noticeable on back panel. Handling marks also present to the dustwrapper. Feint foxing marks had commenced on the verso of the dustwrapper along the edges. Minor rubbing of the top of the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. [10], 210, [4] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Australia; Genealogy & Local History. ISBN: 0725601558. ISBN/EAN: 9780725601553. Inventory No: 0100696.
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