Wed, 29th Oct 2014 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Wizard)

 
  Lot 27
 

27

'REGULATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS RELATING TO HIS...

'REGULATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS RELATING TO HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE AT SEA'
W. Sharpe, London, 1790, thirteenth edition, 232 pages with indices and copper engravings over section parts and in occasional places, describing in detail the duties from Flag Rank to the Cook, with sections for Hospital Ships, rates of wages, hurt money, pensions, examples of accounts forms, lists for stores and munitions, additional regulations by Rate, pull-out observation sheet template etc., owner's name inscribed inside cover Captain Losack / Royal Navy, bound with full calf boards and gilt titles on spine (front cover detached, marks and scuffing, pages clean and apparently complete) -- 10 x 8¼in. (25.5 x 21cm.)

George Losack entered the Royal Navy in 1778 and was made Captain on 22nd November, 1790 - a feat undoubtedly celebrated by this acquisition. He died an Admiral of the Blue on 22nd August 1829.

Sold for £496
Estimated at £400 - £600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
All books sold not subject to return.

Front cover detached, marked and rubbed; Volume appears complete and in original condition - pages have little or no foxing and remain clear and strong, with a little yellowing to the edges commensurate with age.

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'REGULATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS RELATING TO HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE AT SEA'
W. Sharpe, London, 1790, thirteenth edition, 232 pages with indices and copper engravings over section parts and in occasional places, describing in detail the duties from Flag Rank to the Cook, with sections for Hospital Ships, rates of wages, hurt money, pensions, examples of accounts forms, lists for stores and munitions, additional regulations by Rate, pull-out observation sheet template etc., owner's name inscribed inside cover Captain Losack / Royal Navy, bound with full calf boards and gilt titles on spine (front cover detached, marks and scuffing, pages clean and apparently complete) -- 10 x 8¼in. (25.5 x 21cm.)

George Losack entered the Royal Navy in 1778 and was made Captain on 22nd November, 1790 - a feat undoubtedly celebrated by this acquisition. He died an Admiral of the Blue on 22nd August 1829.