American Yacht List 1886 Olsen Bessey book 18 color flag plates rare
American Yacht List 1886 Olsen Bessey book 18 color flag plates rare American Yacht List 1886 Olsen Bessey book 18 color flag plates rare
$ 295.00



The American Yacht List, 1886. Contains a Complete Register of the yacht Clubs of the United States and British Provinces... Club Pennants..

Compiled by Niels Olsen.

Publ. NY, 1886 by Henry Bessey.

With 18 color lithographed flag plates, profusion of period avertising,  224 pp.

Blue cloth oblong format with large central pictorial gilt stamp of sailing yacht, pictorial gilt rear cover advertisement for Durkee's food products.

Endless specific details about all the yachts then registered within the country.

Overall clean, sound, tight. Cloth spotted in places, slightly shaken, wear to cloth at extremities. Internally clean, light signs of handling, still a well preserved 19th century color plate book.

Book measures: 6" H X 9 5/8" W.

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