Author:ANTON HUGH SYREE, M.R.C.S., L.S.A

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1893 ORIGINAL ARCHIVE OF TWO [2] JOURNALS DETAILING LIFE AND DUTIES ABOARD A CABLE LAYING SHIP PLYING THE MEDITERRANEAN

By: ANTON HUGH SYREE, M.R.C.S., L.S.A.

Price: $3,385.99

Publisher: C.S. ELECTRA et al, 1893

Seller ID: 0001444

Condition: Good


On offer is an interesting pair of 1893 and 1895 manuscript journals handwritten by Anton Hugh Syree, Syree (1859-1924), M.R.C.S., L.S.A., surgeon on two cable laying ships (the `Electra` and another unnamed), describing his activities while plying the Mediterranean from home base in England then from Portugal, Gibraltar, Malta, Bona, Greece, Alexandria and more. The diaries consist of short, businesslike entries, describing Syree's duties (not onerous), the ship's activities (repairing and testing cable), leisure activities (shooting in Egypt, bicycling, sightseeing, cricket, poker), socialis... View more info