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PAGE, Charlotte A. and Alvin R. PAGE. Under Sail and In Port In the Glorious 1850s Being the Journal from 1 May to 3 October 1852 Kept by Charlotte A.Page Also Excerpts from Journal and Letters Written 20 September 1856 to 3 0 January 1857 by Alvin R. Page, Jr. With introduction and notes by Alvin Page Jonnson. Salem : Peabody Museum, 1950. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xxx,(2),,3-88,(2) + portrait frontispiece + 7 plates. Tall 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and cover. One of an edition of 500 copies printed by the Anthoensen Press, Portland Maine. Contents : Foreword by Walter Muir Whitehill; Introduction by Alvin Page Jonnson; Journal of a Voyage to Europe on board of the ship George Washington kept by Charlotte A. Page; Extracts tromJournals and Letters written by Alvin R. Page, Jr. With index. Plates incl ude: Captain Josiah Sparrow Cummings (1815-1863); Launch of the ship GeorgeWashington at Chelsea, Massachusetts, 10 October 1851; Statue of Andrew Ja ckson, placed in front of the house of?D. V. Kelly, East Boston, Massachusetts, in 1857; The Menai Suspension Bridge; Ship Clara Wheeler, 995 tons, built at Medford, Massachusetts, 1849; sold to British owners in 1863 and carried in shipping registers under that name as of Liverpool until the mid-seventies; Captain William H. Nelson (1822-1890); Ship David Crockett, about 1700 tons, built at Mystic, Connecticut 1853. Some light spotting to front cover, else very good. From the library of marine historian Stanley Spicer,with his bookplate. 30.00
Title: Under Sail and In Port In the Glorious 1850s Being the Journal from 1 May to 3 October 1852 Kept by Charlotte A. Page Also Excerpts from Journal and Letters Written 20 September 1856 to 30 January 1857 by Alvin R. Page, Jr.. First Edition.
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