Tue, 2nd May 2017 12:00

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

 
  Lot 80
 

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LOGS OF H.M.S. EMERALD, COMMANDED BY CAPT. SIR...

LOGS OF H.M.S. EMERALD, COMMANDED BY CAPT. SIR B.W. WALKER FROM 22ND MARCH 1890-14TH SEPTEMBER 1892, KEPT BY C. ASSER MID.
46 pen and ink drawings, mostly of a technical nature but also several maps and plans, 36 hand-coloured, title in red, blue, gold and silver, original reverse half-calf, gilt label on spine, engraved trade label of Waterlow and Sons' Account Book, the printers of both of these log books -- 12¾ x 8½in. (32.5 x 21.5cm.)
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An interesting log describing the Emerald's voyages, mostly in the Caribbean but also in Canada (long stays in Halifax and St. John, and brief sojourns in numerous small harbours) and Bermuda (long stays). And a journal of C. Asser in 1892, mostly describing manoeuvrers around the British Isles but also sailing to Gibraltar, Vigo, Funchal and Las Palmas.

Sold for £496
Estimated at £400 - £600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
LOGS OF H.M.S. EMERALD, COMMANDED BY CAPT. SIR B.W. WALKER FROM 22ND MARCH 1890-14TH SEPTEMBER 1892, KEPT BY C. ASSER MID.
46 pen and ink drawings, mostly of a technical nature but also several maps and plans, 36 hand-coloured, title in red, blue, gold and silver, original reverse half-calf, gilt label on spine, engraved trade label of Waterlow and Sons' Account Book, the printers of both of these log books -- 12¾ x 8½in. (32.5 x 21.5cm.)
(2)

An interesting log describing the Emerald's voyages, mostly in the Caribbean but also in Canada (long stays in Halifax and St. John, and brief sojourns in numerous small harbours) and Bermuda (long stays). And a journal of C. Asser in 1892, mostly describing manoeuvrers around the British Isles but also sailing to Gibraltar, Vigo, Funchal and Las Palmas.