The Cruise of R.Y.S. Eva

By: Kavanagh, Arthur

Price: $499.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


x + 216 pp + [i] Frontis piece and 16 tinted illustrations. Original dark blue cloth covers with brilliant gilt sailing ship to front cover. Covers are worn and faded, back strip coming away, parts of spine gone, spine tips worn, old mercantile library sticker to front cover and spine, back board bumped at edge. Interior is clean and unmarked, some corners dogged, foxing throughout, plates all present and nice, some plates have some foxing moving into the plate. Old and a bit fragile, but still readable and fascinating on the interior with wonderful tinted plates. An account of the rather remarkable author's hunting trip to Albania. A shooting cruise off the coast of Albania. Despite being born with only the rudiments of arms and legs Kavanagh triumphed over his physical defects and was an expert shooter and angler and an experienced yachtsman.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Title: The Cruise of R.Y.S. Eva

Author Name: Kavanagh, Arthur

Categories: Natural History, Travel/Adventure,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dublin, Hodges, Smith & Co: 1865

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 003972

Keywords: Albania; Hunting; Shooting; Fishing,