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George Tate Medd
Manuscript Naval Logbook of Crimean War
1853-1854. Manuscript log book of George Tate Medd, beginning at the dawn of the Crimean War and recording his gallant service while attached to HMS Rodney and HMS Sidon, including daily proceedings and engagements, as well as his eyewitness account of the Battle of Alma, with 4 manuscript drawings, two of which are in colour. Also containing 6 steel cut engravings and 2 newspaper clippings. Quarto. 163 pages, blue watermarked leafs. Authorship inscription on front pastedown: 'G.T. Medd.' Original boards, wrapped in hand-stitched flag cloth. Signed in the original to final leaf. Volume measures approximately 33 x 21 x 2 cm.
Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts [UK]
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