Yachts & Yachting in Contemporary Art by B. Heckstall-Smith
Extremely rare in the original dust-wrapper, numbered limited edition of 1000 copies.
Heckstall Smith (B.). Yachts & Yachting in Contemporary Art, edited by Geoffrey Holme, 1st edition, London: The Studio, 1925
With 103 full-page plates, including 24 colour plates with captioned tissue-guards, bound in the original cloth-covered boards and dust-wrapper, 29.5 x 23.7 cm
Covers the period from the earliest yachts in the early 17th century through to America's Cup yachts of the 1920s. Profusely illustrated including plates after many marine artists including W.L. Wyllie, Norman Wilkinson, T.G. Dutton, T.S. Robins, Willem van der Velde, Turner, etc.
Condition: Some scattered brown spotting commensurate with age, the extremely scarce dust-wrapper has some edge fraying and several tears - many of which have been repaired with tape