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An Absorbing Interest: The America's Cup-A History 1851-2003 by Bob Fisher (2011)

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A lavish two-volume collector's edition of the history of the America's Cup.

An Absorbing Interest is fully illustrated and includes paintings and artwork that recorded the action of the first cups as well as some of the finest photography from subsequent years.

It all combines to create an achievement that is breathtaking in both its breadth and detail.

The two volumes, each of more than 260 pages, are presented in an elegant cloth-bound slip case, making this a work that will be treasured for generations to come.

Features include:

  • The ultimate history of sailing's most enigmatic and greatest prize
  • Beautifully presented in two large volumes in a slipcase
  • Illustrated with paintings and plans from the early years and dramatic photography from the modern era

This stunning book forms the definitive history of the longest continuously competed international sporting event. Each of these majestic tomes leads the reader on a unique journey through the excitement, intrigue, innovation and excess that have been the hallmarks of the America's Cup.

Product Overview
Product NoCMS2803277
Weight (g)6000 g
AuthorBob Fisher
PublisherWiley Nautical
EditionN/A
Edition DateNov-11
Pages544
Size272 x 408 x 60mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9780470516126
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

A lavish two-volume collector's edition of the history of the America's Cup.

An Absorbing Interest is fully illustrated and includes paintings and artwork that recorded the action of the first cups as well as some of the finest photography from subsequent years.

It all combines to create an achievement that is breathtaking in both its breadth and detail.

The two volumes, each of more than 260 pages, are presented in an elegant cloth-bound slip case, making this a work that will be treasured for generations to come.

Features include:

  • The ultimate history of sailing's most enigmatic and greatest prize
  • Beautifully presented in two large volumes in a slipcase
  • Illustrated with paintings and plans from the early years and dramatic photography from the modern era

This stunning book forms the definitive history of the longest continuously competed international sporting event. Each of these majestic tomes leads the reader on a unique journey through the excitement, intrigue, innovation and excess that have been the hallmarks of the America's Cup.

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