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Recollections of a Sea Wanderer's Life: An autobiography of an old-time seaman who has sailed in almost every capacity before and abaft the mast, in nearly every quarter of the globe, and under the flags of four of the principal maritime nations

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Estimate: US$150 - US$250
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Title: Recollections of a Sea Wanderer's Life: An autobiography of an old-time seaman who has sailed in almost every capacity before and abaft the mast, in nearly every quarter of the globe, and under the flags of four of the principal maritime nations Author: Davis, George Place New York Publisher: A.H. Kellog Date: 1887 Description: [8], 402, [395]-408 pp. Illustrated. Gilt-pictorial brown cloth. First Edition. Material on whaling, and a long chapter on California. In a lifetime at sea, Davis visited 1849 Gold Rush era California, sailed on a slaver, a whaler, and must have rounded every major cape, mostly under perilous conditions. A scarce and important work. Howes D111; Cowan p.158. Lot Amendments Condition: A little rubbing to covers, still near fine, bright. Bookplate. Item number: 213991

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 466: Travel - Natural History - Medicine - Cartography
Date of the auction: 3 Nov 2011
Address: PBA Galleries
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