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Logbook Entries from the Voyage of the Minerva

Auction:
2900T
Lot:
1003
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Logbook Entries from the Voyage of the Minerva, Captain Nicholas Pocock, c. 1776, pen and ink on paper, detailing observations on May 2nd-7th and 14th-25th, May 1776, aboard the Minerva "From Bristol towards Nevis," each day with typical records of distance, latitude, longitude, and weather, and also with detailed watercolor en grisaille depictions of the Minerva at sail, 14 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Logbook, Minerva, Nicholas Pocock

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