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Sir Thomas Lipton Wins - Geoffrey Williams

Peter Davies, 1969, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good+ — in Good Dustwrapper. Edges of dustwrapper somewhat ruffled, several small nicks and chips. Bruised at the head and tail. Text complete, clean and tight.

Reprint. Maps to the endpapers. Illustrated with black and white photographs & diagrams. From the cover: “When he determined to win the international Singlehanded Transatlantic Race of 1968, Geoffrey Williams, a 25 year old Cornishman, had never sailed a boat alone; and when he took Sir Thomas Lipton to sea on the qualifying 500 mile course the 57 foot ketch was at that time the largest boat ever sailed offshore by one man. The 34 competitors (from nine different countries) in this increasingly important international contest left Plymouth on 1 st June and 25 days later Williams was the first to arrive at Newport, U.S.A., after a record-breaking passage.

Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Number of Pages: 174
ISBN: 0432192808

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