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ABRANSON, ERIK C. - BEKEN OF COWES SAILING SHIPS OF THE WORLD.

London. Reed's Nautical Books, 1992., Foreword by Prince of Wales. 3 generations of the Beken family have photographed sailing ships & yachts, starting in 1888 with 10 year old Frank, then his son Keith, & eventually his grandson Kenneth joined the family firm in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. 208 pages. Illustrated with beautiful photographs in colour and b. & w., taken around the world of over 100 sailing ships, along with a short description & specifications. (Some material already appeared in "A Century of Tall Ships" pub. Harrap 1985.) 12.5" x 9.75". Near fine except a tiny, hardly visible dent on front cover. Near fine d./w. except top edge slightly curling. Original 1994 bill for £32 enclosed ! A heavy book. 1992
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.78 | JP¥ 1299] Booknumber: 2498

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