THE CHAMPAGNE MUMM BOOK OF OCEAN RACING: An Illustrated History

By: Dear, Ian

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157pp., world-map endpapers., (16 pages) unpaginated colour-plate section, plus intext, archival b/white halftone and line-drawn illustrations, throughout. Book clean. Slightly cocked spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Backstrip lightly bumped on head and heel. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with slight laminate damage on rear. "...tells the story of the sport (ocean racing) from its beginnings in the nineteenth century through to the present day..." Contents include: Blow High or Low 1866-1912, The King of Sports 1923-41, Cotton Sails, Iron Men 1945-59, Fibreglass Boats and Kids 1960-67, The Pace Quickens 1968-73, Swuzzle Bubble Toil and Trouble, Around Alone, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 1.04 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote

Title: THE CHAMPAGNE MUMM BOOK OF OCEAN RACING: An Illustrated History

Author Name: Dear, Ian

Categories: Sports & Outdoor Recreation, Nautical & Maritime,

Edition: 1st U.S.

Publisher: New York, Hearst Marine Books: 1985

ISBN Number: 0688058221

ISBN Number 13: 9780688058227

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good +

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 004931

Keywords: Sport, Yachting, Ocean Racing, Sailing