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  • 1985 vol. I, II: Yachting, by Sir Edward Sullivan The Badminton Library, His Grace the 8th Duke of Beauford

    Yachting is a comprehensive guide to yachting, written by a team of experts including Sir Edward Sullivan, Bart, Lord Brassey, K.C.B., C.E. Seth-Smith, C.B., G.L. Watson, R.T. Pritchett, Sir George Leach, K.C.B., Vice-President Y.R.A., ‘Thalassa’, The Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, E.F. Knight and Rev. G.L. Blake. The bookset is a facsimile of the first edition, with an introductory note by the Eleventh Duke of Beauford. The Badminton Library, His Grace the 8th Duke of Beauford, and The Field Library published the book, which is 479 pages long in volume I and 501 pages long in volume II. The volumes are beautifully bound in blue cloth hardcovers with gilt decoration and lettering on the cover and spine, and both volumes come in protective sleeves.

    The set is a comprehensive guide to yachting, covering everything from the history of yachting to the construction and design of yachts, as well as the different types of yachts and their uses. The two books cover navigation, racing, and cruising, as well as yachting etiquette and the social aspects of yachting. The books are illustrated with drawings and photographs, and are an essential resource for anyone interested in yachting, whether they are a beginner or an experienced sailor.