Navigational and Mathematical Note- and Sketchbook, Newbury, Massachusetts, c. 1830.
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Navigational and Mathematical Note- and Sketchbook, Newbury, Massachusetts, c. 1830. Folio-format wove paper leaves inscribed with mathematical and navigational calculations written by Joseph Lunt (1810-1883) of Newbury, with his signature dated 1826 in several places (Lunt was the son of Richard Lunt and Sarah Bright, and husband of Mary Jane Cook and Clarissa Palmer), contents include a large watercolor of a sailing ship; another of a house by a river; a large pen-and-ink of a sextant; a compass rose; several small ink drawings of ships; Mercator's Chart of France, Spain and Portugal, and the African coast and islands done in ink by hand; a pen-and-ink chart of Newburyport shaded in ink washes of yellow, brown, and green; approximately forty-five leaves, disbound, most pages 13 x 8 in.; [together with] three family photographs of Lunt's descendants.
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