The Longest Race
New York: David McKay, 1975.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First U.S. edition. 191 pp, illustrated with photos, line drawings, and maps. Indexed. Previous owner's stamp on front free endpaper, mild toning to top edge of boards. Dust jacket has mild edgewear. The story of the first Whitbread/RNSA Round the World Race, with accounts of each of the yachts--their design, crews, trials, and tribulations--as well as the challenges of organization and planning.
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