By Lady Brassey
London   Longmans, Green, and Co
9" by 6.5" xiv, [2], 532pp
A smart leather bound first edition copy of Lady Anna Brassey's illustrated account of one of her voyages in the Sunbeam
By Lady Brassey

1885 In the Trades, the Tropics, and the Roaring Forties

London   Longmans, Green, and Co
9" by 6.5" xiv, [2], 532pp
A smart leather bound first edition copy of Lady Anna Brassey's illustrated account of one of her voyages in the Sunbeam
£195.00
: 2kgs / : 908P35

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Description

First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding

The first edition.

A brilliant and vividly detailed account of Lady Anna Brassey's voyage across the world on the famous luxury yacht named the 'Sunbeam', a voyage of 14,000 miles. 

This travelogue describes Brassey's journey from England to Madeira, from Madeira to Trinidad, onto Venezuela, and around the Caribbean. 

Illustrated with an engraved title, one folding map, seven maps, and many in-text engravings.

Wood engravings by G. Pearson and J. Cooper, after drawings by R. T. Pritchett.

Brassey was a note traveller and author, best known for her account of her voyage across the world 'A Voyage in the Sunbeam', published in 1878. 

Collated, lacking the track chart.

Condition

In a half calf binding with marbled paper to the boards, with renewed endpapers. Externally, smart. A little light rubbing to the leather, including to the extremities. Spine is very lightly faded. Very light rubbing to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with a few scattered spots. Collated, lacking one folding chart.

Very Good

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