Apr 14, 2015 - Sale 2380

Sale 2380 - Lot 159

Price Realized: $ 390
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(MARITIME.) Pair of commercial ship logbooks from the 1830s. Pre-printed "Journal of a Voyage" logbooks by Blunt, with manuscript completions on [77] and [61] manuscript pages. Small folio, original wrappers; minor wear; several manuscript leaves laid in, including calculations and a contemporary transcript of the popular Barry Cornwall poem titled "The Sea." Vp, 1833 and 1835

Additional Details

Journal of the ship McLellan from Mazatlan on Mexico's Pacific coast to New York, 6 March to 7 August 1833. Occasionally notes marine life such as whales or a "red shell turtle." 3 items laid in. Journal of the packet ship President making three scheduled round trips from New York to London carrying passengers and freight, 20 April to 2 November 1835.