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With an engraving by Edward Stafford. #17 of 104 numbered copies signed by the publisher. Small 8vo. [vi], 84pp. Hand-set and printed on hand-made rag paper. Cloth-backed paste-papered boards with leather spine label. Edges faintly yellowed. Inscribed by the publisher. A very good to fine clean copy. ***The second book of the press. Spain was pressed into naval service, and later served with Arthur Phillip. The manuscript journal is held by the Mitchell Library in Sydney.
Title: The Journal of Edward Spain, merchant seaman and sometimes Warrant Officer in the Royal Navy, describing the conditions of life at sea during the American Revolution and the wars with France.
Categories: Maritime and naval,
Publisher: Sydney, St Mark's Press: 1989
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 8029