Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
Lot 101
 

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DUNCAN, ARCHIBALD, THE MARINER'S CHRONICLES; OR AUTHENTIC AND COMPLETE HISTORY OF POPULAR SHIPWRECKS

Sold for £471
Estimated at £400 - £600

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


 

DUNCAN, ARCHIBALD, THE MARINER'S CHRONICLES; OR AUTHENTIC AND COMPLETE HISTORY OF POPULAR SHIPWRECKS: RECORDING PARTICULARLY THE ADVENTURES AND SUFFERINGS OF BRITISH SEAMEN, BY WRECK, FIRE, FAMINE, AND OTHER CALAMITIES...

6 vol., mixed editions, 50 engraved plates, some folding, woodcut title-vingette, a little foxing, browning and offsettings, uniformly bound in contemporary black half roan, flat spines gilt, minor damage to head of spine of vol. I, 12mo, London, Dundee, [n.d.] and 1805-12

A collection of 178 descriptions of shipwrecks and other privations and adventures of seamen of all nations, 50 of which are illustrated.

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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