Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

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

 
  Lot 105
 

105

LOG BOOK OF THE H.C.S. BOMBAY, 1832

Sold for £1,736
Estimated at £800 - £1,200


 

LOG BOOK OF THE H.C.S. BOMBAY, 1832

sailing from Chatham to the Dutch East Indies and back again visiting various ports including St Paul's, Palembang Point, Java Head, Peak of Krakatoa, Great Jambalands, Sainte Barbe, Direction Island, Great Maturia, Peak of Lantua, Tamarind Island and on the return journey St Helen, 146 leaves (8 blanks) and at the end 49 printed sheets left blank, some of the leaves watermarked T. Edmonds 1830, contemporary reverse calf, lower right-hand corner of front cover worn, a little rubbing elsewhere, folio, 14½ x 9½in. (37 x 24cm.); March 19, 1831-May 10, 1832

A logbook rather more interesting for the places that Bombay visited. Almost all of the entries describe routine duties.

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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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