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Lot 126
NAVAL. Collection comprising "A Log of the Proceedings of HM Sloop Grasshopper Charles Deare Esqre Commander Commencing March 10th 1830 Terminating April 2nd 1830 Kept by Richard Gray Mate", with a continuation being the log of HM Ship Barham, 1830
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Collection comprising "A Log of the Proceedings of HM Sloop Grasshopper Charles Deare Esqre Commander Commencing March 10th 1830 Terminating April 2nd 1830 Kept by Richard Gray Mate", with a continuation being the log of HM Ship Barham, bearing the flag of Admiral the Hon C.E. Fleeming, Captain Sir John Louis Bt, kept by Gray after promotion to lieutenant, from 3 April until 12 August 1830, over 40 pages, original marbled wrappers, usual minor wear, folio; together with a late eighteenth- or early nineteenth-century midshipman's exercise book, opening with a drawing of the mariner's compass and including sailing instructions, rules of journal keeping and the like, illustrated with charts and other material, upwards of 100 pages, dust-stained and with usual wear, modern boards, folio (2)
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