Tue, 6th Nov 2018 11:00

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

 
  Lot 88
 

88

A PRIVATE R.N. LOG AND PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM

A PRIVATE R.N. LOG AND PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM
kept by R. B. Hosking between 1909-1924 containing a lively account of his ships in peace and war and describing voyages to New York, Malta and Gibraltar aboard H.M. Ships Duke of Edinburgh; Britannia and Victory, 47 card leaves with calligraphic title, Hosking's watercolour and gilt arms as frontispiece, 31 watercolour drawings and caricatures, mostly of a humorous nature, 147 actual photographs of life aboard and ashore of varying sizes, interspersed with daily line of highly social activity pre-War and War news as received, original calf boards -- 12 x 10in. (30.5 x 25.5cm.)

Sold for £570
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 

A PRIVATE R.N. LOG AND PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM
kept by R. B. Hosking between 1909-1924 containing a lively account of his ships in peace and war and describing voyages to New York, Malta and Gibraltar aboard H.M. Ships Duke of Edinburgh; Britannia and Victory, 47 card leaves with calligraphic title, Hosking's watercolour and gilt arms as frontispiece, 31 watercolour drawings and caricatures, mostly of a humorous nature, 147 actual photographs of life aboard and ashore of varying sizes, interspersed with daily line of highly social activity pre-War and War news as received, original calf boards -- 12 x 10in. (30.5 x 25.5cm.)

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

Page turning catalogue here

Downloadable bid form here

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

 

Press enquiries: Suzanne Trisk press@charlesmillerltd.com

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Monday, 5th November
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