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2891T Boston
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Maritime Subjects, 19th Century, Nine Titles in Ten Volumes.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2891T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2016 12:00PM


Maritime Subjects, 19th Century, Nine Titles in Ten Volumes. Including: Herman Melville's White-Jacket, New York: Harper's [and] London: Bentley, 1855, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.; Captain MacKinnon's Atlantic and Transatlantic: Sketches Afloat and Ashore, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1852, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.; The Naval Battles of the United States in the Different Wars with Foreign Nations, Boston: Higgins, Bradley & Dayton, 1857, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.; George Little's Life on the Ocean; or Twenty Years at Sea, Boston: Waite, Peirce, & Co., 1845, third edition, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.; Judah Paddock's A Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Ship Oswego on the Coast of South Barbary, New York: by Captain James Riley, printed by J. Seymour, 1818, 9 x 5 3/4 in.; Outward Bound; or a Merchant's Adventures, Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1838, in two volumes, 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; John Ryther's The Seaman's Preacher, Cambridge: Hilliard [and] Newburyport: Thomas & Whipple, 1806, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.; Thomas Bingley's Tales of Shipwrecks and Other Disasters at Sea, Boston: Whittemore & Co., 1859, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.; [and] History of the Mutiny at Spithead and the Nore, London: for Thomas Tegg, 1842; all octavo, generally in fair condition. (10)
Estimate $500-700

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James Riley, George Little, John Ryther, Thomas Bingley, Thomas Tegg, Philadelphia, United States, Cambridge, London, Newburyport