Lot 394 of 627:
Navigator's course book for Pacific steamships 1918  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Navigator's log and course-calculation book for voyages aboard three steamers in the service of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company
Author:
Place:
Various places at sea
Publisher:
Date:
1918-1919
Description:

Approx. 200 pages. Handwritten in pencil with some ink, recording courses, wind conditions, drift, latitude, longitude, and myriad calculations relating thereto. 33.5x21.5 cm (13¼x8½"), half leather & cloth.

Navigator's course and calculation book for voyages in the Pacific of three vessels in the service of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co., the S.S. Colombia, the S.S. San Juan, and the S.S. Colusa. Stops and destinations include San Francisco, Mazatlan, Shanghai, Manila, Hong Kong, Yokohama, Honolulu, etc., with the latter port providing the nexus for many of the voyages. There is an original photograph of the steamship West Conob laid in (it is rather crudely mounted on a period card). The West Conob initially sailed for the Pacific Mail Steamship Company and circumnavigated the globe twice by 1921.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some scuffing and wear to covers; internally very good.
 
Item number:
277305a
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