6th Nov, 2018 11:00

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

 
  Lot 64
 

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COPY LOG BOOK OF H.M. PADDLE SHIP GORGON, CIRCA 1858

COPY LOG BOOK OF H.M. PADDLE SHIP GORGON, CIRCA 1858

48 leaves, written in a 19th century hand on blue paper, contemporary half sheep, spine and corners worn, small folio, May 16 1856-August 1 1857 -- 12¾ x 7¾in. (32.5 x 20cm.)

A copy of a description of the log of H.M.S. Gorgon, a paddle-steamer calling at Malta, Smyrna, Bodrum (a lengthy stay and also witnessing a court martial), a short stay at Malta, and then Woolwich where the log ends at July 29, 1858

Sold for £62
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 

COPY LOG BOOK OF H.M. PADDLE SHIP GORGON, CIRCA 1858

48 leaves, written in a 19th century hand on blue paper, contemporary half sheep, spine and corners worn, small folio, May 16 1856-August 1 1857 -- 12¾ x 7¾in. (32.5 x 20cm.)

A copy of a description of the log of H.M.S. Gorgon, a paddle-steamer calling at Malta, Smyrna, Bodrum (a lengthy stay and also witnessing a court martial), a short stay at Malta, and then Woolwich where the log ends at July 29, 1858

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Speedy'), 6th Nov, 2018

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Main View and Sale Venue:
25 Blythe Road
London, W14 0PD

Large Object View and Post-Sale Collection:
6 Imperial Studios
3-11 Imperial Road
London, SW6 2AG

 

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