By Not Stated
London   Printed for the Proprietor
9" by 6" viii, 312pp.
A charming and scarce collection of writings concerning life at sea, with adventurous tales of shipwrecks, storms, and ghosts.
By Not Stated

1842 The Sea Book: A Nautical Repository of Perils and Pleasures, Adventures, Joys and Sufferings on the Briny Deep, Being a Summary of the Life and Doings of the Sailor, Both Ashore and Afloat

London   Printed for the Proprietor
9" by 6" viii, 312pp.
A charming and scarce collection of writings concerning life at sea, with adventurous tales of shipwrecks, storms, and ghosts.
£85.00
: 0.75kgs / : 870M24

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Description

Illustrated, Scarce

A scarce work in the publisher's original cloth binding, with gilt detailing to the boards and spine. All edges gilt.

Prize bookplate to the front free end paper, dated 1843.

Illustrated with a frontispiece, title page vignette and eighteen further plates. Collated, complete.

A lovely collection of stories, anecdotes and poems on the sea, and life as a sailor, with adventurous tales of shipwrecks, ghosts, storms, battles, Lord Nelson and Admiral Blake. These writings are anonymous. Illustrations throughout by J. M. W. Turner, A. G. Vickers, Clarkson Stanfield, R. P. Eonnington, and R. Westall. This scarce work is in an unusually smart condition.

Undated, dated from copies held at the National Maritime Museum Caird Library & Archive.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, fairly smart, with bumping to the extremities and a little fading to the gilt to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with the odd spot throughout.

Very Good

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