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Ship's journal from Seychelles and Madagascar,
with numerous maps and earlier illustrated anatomical lecture notes

MORSE, Edward George. A journal of remarks and observations as kept by E. G. M. . ..
[mostly on board the barque Sarah of London], April 1831-14 March 1833 (with additions to 1835). with an engraved view as frontispiece, 15 full-page, 1 nearly full-page and 1 smaller manuscript maps and coastal profiles, plus a small engraved view ("Tomb of Napoleon") mounted on 1 page.
Including: MORSE, Edward George. Lecture Book [notes on anatomical lectures by Joseph Constantine Carpue].
[London], November-December 1828. with a matching pair of engravings of a scull on and facing the title-page, and 27 pencil and/or ink anatomical drawings (including 2 full-page), some also with red. 4to (19.5×16.5 cm). Contemporary sheepskin parchment. Full description
€ 35,000
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Detailed illustrated manuscript journal of a voyage to India, the Gulf, the East Indies and China,
including detailed accounts of meetings with the Sultan of Muscat and Oman
and with the ruler of Bahrain

PAGE, Théogène-François. Campagne de la Favorite - Journal.
[In the Gulf and elsewhere at sea], 3 June 1841 - 5 January 1844. 2 volumes. Folio (33.5 x 22 cm). Manuscript ship's journal in French, in black ink on unwatermarked wove paper, closely written in a small but neat Latin hand, with more than 40 small pen or pencil drawings in the text, ranging from simple coastal profiles to detailed and skilfully executed views of cities and fortifications. With 11 inserted items, including a 27 July 1842 letter from Admiral Guy-Victor Duperré (Ministère de la Marine et des Colonies) to Captain Page, and a slip with neatly drawn Chinese characters. Contemporary plain-paper wrappers. Full description
€ 350,000
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