Introduction by Graham Laird explaining that little is known about the Irish yachtsman William Power other than the information contained in the handwritten & drawing-illustrated logs of his voyages in the 25-ton cutter "Olivia" recounting her cruises from Ireland in 1859 - 1867 to Bergen; Orkney; Shetland; San Sebastion; St. Kilda & the Faroes. This facsimile, reproduced from originals held by the University of Wisconsin, is printed in 300 screen which gives full detail & accuracy to the delicacy of William Power's fascinating & beautifully illustrated log.
First Edition (facsimile of original log); 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; Gilt titles spine & front with gilt outline drawing of the Olivia (front).
Author Power, William A.
Binding Hardcover (Original Brown Cloth)
Publisher Richmond Publishing Co. Ltd., Richmond, Surrey
Illustrator William A. Power
Condition Near Fine Condition in original clear plastic cover