A Yachting Cruise In The Baltic
1863 · London
by Graves, S. R.
London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1863. First Edition. First printing Good+ in the publisher's original textured, deep purple, cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is heavily worn and frayed; however, the binding is tight and the joints and hinges are tight and strong. Without a dust jacket if it ever had one. 399 pages including appendices and text. Illustrated with a fold-out frontispiece, ten steel engravings (some are half tones) and six wood engravings. A few of the plates exhibit mild foxing. The author recounts his ten week cruise through the Baltic Sea in the summer of 1862. (Inventory #: TB22571)