Chips from Our Log, or, Glimpses of Life Aboard the Yacht 'Ripple'

By: Newell, George H.

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Book Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated 'Cuba Aug 6th, 1892, Ella R. Searle'. Ella was Newell's only daughter by his first wife. Searle's writings feature excerpts from her father's writing, including a poem he wrote for Ella. She includes information about the sources from which the writings were taken, as well (e.g., Lines written by my father to Mr. E.F. Chase of Rochester on his 55th Birthday, January, 1887). Boards lightly rubbed. xii, 52 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped double rule on front & rear board. George H. Newell was the first commodore of the Rochester Yacht Club, and captain of the yacht Ripple. This volume recounts numerous voyages the Ripple took on Lake Ontario in journal-style entries.

Title: Chips from Our Log, or, Glimpses of Life Aboard the Yacht 'Ripple'

Author: Newell, George H.

Categories: Signed, Nautical & Exploration, Early Imprints, New York, Yachting,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: R.H. Dennis: 1887

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1862806

Keywords: ADVENTURE NAUTICAL YACHT YACHTING ROCHESTER NEW YORK YACHT CLUB RYC GEORGE NEWELL COMMODORE LOCAL FIRST TRANSPORTATION BOATS WATERCRAFT SPORTS,