DescriptionA Preston Sturges Yacht Log, 1946-1947. A smallish book with a royal blue hardcover embossed "Yacht Log," published in 1946 by Stratford Enright in Los Angeles, filled with numerous pages dated from "July 31, 1946" to "Sept. 29th, 1947" which outline where the director's yacht, 'The Island Belle,' sailed, penned in blue or black fountain pen ink (or sometimes in pencil) in different skippers' hands (including Sturges' own), the entries give detailed accounts of where the boat went [Catalina, Anchorage], what the weather was like ["Sunshine all about us, the atmosphere so clear..."], what was seen [mountains, animal bones, lighthouses], and who was onboard [David Niven, Lili Damita, et al]; overall a comprehensive record of what the director was doing in his spare time out on the high seas.
9" x 7"
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