Author:S.D. ALGER

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1929 - 1930 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT AND HAND-DRAWN JOURNAL, LOG AND DIARY OF AN AMERICAN SAILOR

By: S.D. ALGER

Price: $1,455.99

Publisher: 1929

Seller ID: 000082

Condition: Good+


Very interesting archive of two (2) books written S.D. Alger, as written in book 1, (a large folio, 4 banded, quarter leather ledger-style book. Book 2 is a softcover notebook style 8 x 10 inch journal.) Alger is it seems a young sailor/student who uses his journals for a number of purposes; besides drawing either young ladies he has seen or ones he imagines, he also painstakingly takes notes of his studies in engineering and nautical excercises in morse code and semaphore. Book 1 has an index covering Marine Law, Ship Construction, Steam, Electricity, Seamanship, Navigation and Engineering. H... View more info