SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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SEYMOUR, Robert.
Journal of a Landsman from Portsmouth to Lisbon.

London: Thos. MacLean, 1831.
Abbey Travel 414; Bobins supplementary list 08/14.
London: Thos. MacLean, 1831.

4to, contemporary brown cloth, title in gilt o upper board, rebacked in quarter tan cloth. Boards faded and stained. A SCARCE BOOK. 23 hand coloured lithographic plates, plus frontispiece. Coloured plates in order: 1. Frontispiece. Landsman getting on board H.M.S. 2. After Cabin - Captain's Drawing Room. 3. The Author's first dinner in the Ward Room during a heavy swell. 4. Turning In. 5. A Lee Lurch. 6. Quarter less Seven (vignette in text). 7. After Dinner in the Captain's Cabin. 8. Very well - thus (vignette in text). 9. All hands take in sail a-hoy (vignette in text). 10. Two men drunk Sir ( vignette in text). 11. Rig of the Portuguese Fishing Boat (vignette in text). 12. Rolling & Pitching. 13. Getting up. 14. Cape St. Vincent (vignette in text). 15. Plumb Pudding nautically called Duff. The Ships boys Zealous for their respective Masters. 16. Major M --- at Breakfast. A weather Roll - After Cabin. 17. Captain of the fore-top in his element (vignette in text). 18 .Captain of the fore-top at the galley (vignette in text). 19. The Ballet between Decks. 20. Dancing a-hoy (vignette in text). 21. The Chorus Singers. 22. Sad consequence of visiting the deck at sunrise. 23. Effect of the Adjuda Palace at a distance. 24. Steady Marines by the Right Dress. A sudden squall during drill.