Item #1022 The Cruise of the Fleur-de-Lys in The Ocean Race. Lewis A. Stimson.
The Cruise of the Fleur-de-Lys in The Ocean Race
The Cruise of the Fleur-de-Lys in The Ocean Race
Privately Printed Schooner Racing and Cruising Recollection

The Cruise of the Fleur-de-Lys in The Ocean Race

New York: Privately printed by the Knickerbocker Press, 1905. First printing. Black and white photographs, fold-out map. Cloth over boards. Octavo. 41 pages. Near fine. Bound in gray cloth over boards with gilt-stamped upper board titles. Some slight rubs to extremities but not frayed. Binding sound. A well-preserved copy.

Stimson owned the Burgess-designed schooner Fleur-de-Lys, and hired Capt. Thomas Bohlin of Gloucester to fit her out and command her for the 1905 racing season. This is Stimson's account of his racing and cruising activities between May and August 1905.

Ref. TOY #1546.


Item #1022

Price: $125

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