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(NAUTICAL) ALEXANDER, WILLIAM H. A Journal Kept on Boar
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(NAUTICAL) ALEXANDER, WILLIAM H.
A Journal Kept on Board the U.S. Frigate Constellation; Capt. M[elancthon] T[aylor] Woolsey Esq. Commander Bearing the Broad Pennant of...1825, bearing the Broad Pennant of C[illeg] Charles...Ridgely, 1827. At Sea.

4to, contemporary calf stamped "W. H. Alexander, U.S. Navy," marbled endpapers. Manuscript journal kept by William H. Alexander while aboard the Constellation. 267 pp. of ships log and 41 pages of later hand-writing exercises by a relative of the author Covers worn and starting to detach; some leaves of manuscript soiled with over-writing; otherwise quite legible.

Together with a collection of autographed letters from Alexander while on duty.

Property from the Estate of Jean M. Smirl, Waukesha, Wisconsin
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(NAUTICAL) ALEXANDER, WILLIAM H. A Journal Kept on Boar

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000
Aug 12, 2010
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Est. $2,000 - $4,000Starting Price $1,000
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(NAUTICAL) ALEXANDER, WILLIAM H.
A Journal Kept on Board the U.S. Frigate Constellation; Capt. M[elancthon] T[aylor] Woolsey Esq. Commander Bearing the Broad Pennant of...1825, bearing the Broad Pennant of C[illeg] Charles...Ridgely, 1827. At Sea.

4to, contemporary calf stamped "W. H. Alexander, U.S. Navy," marbled endpapers. Manuscript journal kept by William H. Alexander while aboard the Constellation. 267 pp. of ships log and 41 pages of later hand-writing exercises by a relative of the author Covers worn and starting to detach; some leaves of manuscript soiled with over-writing; otherwise quite legible.

Together with a collection of autographed letters from Alexander while on duty.

Property from the Estate of Jean M. Smirl, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Condition
...
Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact.

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