1869 Harbour Master’s Log Book (Ledger) SPITHEAD / PORTSMOUTH. Maritime manuscript.

1869 Harbour Master’s Log Book (Ledger) SPITHEAD / PORTSMOUTH. Maritime manuscript.

£395

Circa

1869

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Bookshop, Maritime Books

Description

                                                           MANUSCRIPT BOOK
                                         SEA PILOTS LOG BOOK
                                     QUEENS HARBOUR MASTER
                                                  SPITHEAD
                                              PORTSMOUTH
                                                     1869  
     


 This is a fascinating Original Manuscript book kept by the Queens Harbour Master, a Pilots Log Book recording all the vessels that were guided through the Solent, Spithead into Dock. The book commences on Sunday March 21st 1869, and finishes on 21st July 1869 running to fifty used pages, all fifty pages are fully used except the final leaf.
Packed with interesting information on the various ships coming in to dock, including Prussian Frigates, etc.
The book is bound in an old hale leather binding measuring 32cm by 21cm approx.

CONDITION
Cover has general light rubbing with mild loss to the leather at spine ends. In good general condition.  
 

 

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