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LOG BOOK of the Red Star Line S.S. Belgenland World Cruise 1927-28. Sailing from New York Dec. 14, 1927. (N.Y., Smith & Thompson, 1927). 228 pp., of which num. w. a detailed report in Dutch legibly handwriting. Ocl. ring binder. (Extremities slightly worn, some pages torn out/loose).
¶ Owner of this log book is unknown. In the rear-pocket are some travel ephemera: photos, business cards, small plans.
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MARTELS, Z. v. Travel fact and travel function. Studies on fiction, literary tradition, scholarly discovery and observation in travel writing. 1994. Ocl. w. dust-j. -- M. LABIB. Pèlerins et voyageurs au Mont Sinaï. 1961. Cl. -- G. ATKINSON. Les relations de voyages du XVIIe s. et l'évolution des idées. 1972. Ocl. -- Ch. JORET. Jean-Baptiste Tavernier. 1886. Cl. -- M. v. GROESEN. The representations of the overseas world in the De Bry collection of voyages (1590-1634). 2008. Ocl. w. dust-j. -- And 11 o. (16).
NAKAMURA, K. (ed.). Admiral Togo, A memoir. A rev. & enl. ed. Tokyo, 1937. 347 pp. W. 80 p. of photo's & (cold.) plates. 4º. Or. dec. cloth. (Top & bottom of spine partly dam., loosening).
¶ Marshall-Admiral Marquis Togo Heihachiro (1848-1934) was a gensui (or admiral) of the fleet in the Imperial Japanese Navy and one of Japan's greatest naval heroes. He was termed by Western journalists as "the Nelson of the East", after Horatio Nelson, the British admiral who defeated the French and Spanish at Trafalgar. Born into a samurai family, Togo enrolled in the Japanese navy at the age of 16; he subsequently studied naval science in England for seven years, during which time he circumnagivated the world, returning to Japan in 1878. Serving again in the Imperial Japanese Navy, he rose to fame through skill and daring, eventually earning honors never bestowed on anyone outside of the Imperial family. It is interesting that he kept his journals in English.
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REISEBESCHREIBUNGEN von Deutschen Beambten und Kriegsleuten im Dienst der Niederländischen West- und Ost-Indischen Kompagnien, 1601-1797. Hrsg. v. S.P. L'Honoré Naber. ('s-Grav.), M. Nijhoff, 1930-32. 13 vols. W. num. (fold.) maps and ill. Ohcl. (1 spine dam./plasticized).
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