The Last Voyage to India and Australia, in the 'Sunbeam' by the Late Lady Brassey 1889 First Edition Very Good


1889, First Edition published posthumously with facsimile signature of the author, Annie Brassey, the wife of the Captain of the Sunbeam. Diary of her final voyage 1886-1887, edited by her friend M.A. Broome, with contributions from Lord Brassey - an extraordinary, detailed & intimate tale. Illustrations by R.T. Pritchett. Navy binding with gilt titles to spine & gilt rulings to front board with "AB" gilt stamp to front board. Gilt to top edge. First fold-out coloured map, shows the Track of the Yacht "Sunbeam" from Nov 1886 to Dec 1887 [see photo]. Second fold-out shows the route around India & the Bay of Bengal - excellent condition. Frontis of The Sunbeam, Christmas Day 1886 - 20 full page illustrations - plus approx 200 other wood engravings within the text, by Whymper, Cooper & Pearson. Binding strong & clean. Not ex-lib, no loose pages, not foxed. Touch rubbing/wear to boards/spine. Inscription by original owner. 490 pp.

Author: Brassey, Lady
Illustrated By: Pritchett, R.T.; Whymper, Edward; Cooper, J.D.; Pearson, G.
Published: 1889 Longmans, Green, and Co, New York: 15 East 16th Street London
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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