London: Collins, 1967. [Yachting Travel] INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.288. Twelve double-sided photographic plates showing both colour and black and white images, and occasional in-text diagrams and maps. Signed by the author in black ink to the title page. Also inscribed on the flyleaf to a sailor based in the Greek Islands named as Bill Anderson, who may have been the model for the character of the same name in 'Mama Mia!' (2008). Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, dust-jacket illustrated by Frank Francis with printed price of 36s. net. Some slight toning to edges and offsetting to endpapers. Very slightly sunned to jacket spine, with some light bruising and a couple of small chips to the edges. Near fine. Thriller-writer and keen yachtsman Hammond Innes here offers a travel book about his sailing adventures, from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean and the Aegean. Item #52037
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