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

 
Lot 73
 

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JOURNAL (LOG) OF THE PROCEEDINGS ON BOARD OF...

JOURNAL (LOG) OF THE PROCEEDINGS ON BOARD OF THE HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY'S SHIP LOWTHER CASTLE COMMANDED BY HENRY HARRIS, 2ND JANUARY 1833-6TH MAY 1834
from London to St Helena, Bombay [Penang, Barbe West, Gaspe Island, Houte's Bay, Peak of Krakatoa] and China, contemporary reverse calf (rebacked, corners defective) -- 23¾ x 9in. (60 x 23cm.)
An interesting log book detailing a voyage with numerous crew (a list of 44) and more than a few passengers (3pp) and a severe court martial. Inside front cover is an oval ticket advertising Merchant Books of Accounts Which Sells All Other Stationery. The Lowther Castle was a 1507 ton vessel launched in 1811 by Thomas Pitcher of Northfleet. This log is for her last voyage and she was sold to Thomas Ward for breaking in June 1834.

Estimated at £1,200 - £1,800


Condition Report
cover ragged/frayed. and dried out. Pages in good condition with a few small tears scattered throughout.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
JOURNAL (LOG) OF THE PROCEEDINGS ON BOARD OF THE HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY'S SHIP LOWTHER CASTLE COMMANDED BY HENRY HARRIS, 2ND JANUARY 1833-6TH MAY 1834
from London to St Helena, Bombay [Penang, Barbe West, Gaspe Island, Houte's Bay, Peak of Krakatoa] and China, contemporary reverse calf (rebacked, corners defective) -- 23¾ x 9in. (60 x 23cm.)
An interesting log book detailing a voyage with numerous crew (a list of 44) and more than a few passengers (3pp) and a severe court martial. Inside front cover is an oval ticket advertising Merchant Books of Accounts Which Sells All Other Stationery. The Lowther Castle was a 1507 ton vessel launched in 1811 by Thomas Pitcher of Northfleet. This log is for her last voyage and she was sold to Thomas Ward for breaking in June 1834.