Blue decorated cloth, gilt titles, edges lightly rubbed, previous owner's inscription (P. W. Ethington) who acknowledges his entry to the Emperor's Cup race ca1901. Line diagrams at the rear of the schooners involved in the 1905 race. ; 8.5" x 5.5"; 211. pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE RACE FOR THE EMPEROR'S CUP 1905
Publisher: Rudder Publishing Company
Publication Date: 1907
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description The Louis Cassier Company, Ltd. Printers & Engravers, London, Paris & New York, 1905. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 8vo; 32,1 pages; Description: Vellum-like self-wrappers. 32,  p. ,  leaves of photogravures: Frontispiece: H. I . M. Wilhelm II German Emperor. King of Prussia. (With tissue guard) ; The Emperor's Cup Won by the Atlantic; The Atlantic as she appeared crossing the line; The Atlantic wearing the Lizard and some snapshots taken during the voyage (2 page centerfold photogravure) The Atlantic at the Lizard. Ex-Wesleyan University Library copy (withdrawn) with bookplate and tiny unobtrusive rubberstamps. Presentation copy, signed by the printer/engraver Louis Cassier, Mar 15 1906. It would appear that a very limited number of copies of this book were created. ; Signed by Illustrator. Bookseller Inventory # 5007