CARL FREDERIK DIRIKS: DAGBOG HOLDEN OMBORD I FALKEN

MS 4473
MS Short Title CARL FREDERIK DIRIKS: DAGBOG HOLDEN OMBORDI FALKEN
Text 1.CARL FREDERIK DIRIKS: DAGBOG HOLDEN OMBORD I FALKEN 1869; DIARY WRITTEN ON BOARD THE SURVEY SAILING VESSEL, FALKEN, AND THE STEAMSHIP TORDENSKIOLD FROM CHRISTIANIA TO TROMSØ, FURTHER TO HAMMERFEST AND VARDØ, AND BACK SOUTH TO TRONDHEIM 
2.CARL FREDERIK DIRIKS: VORE SØFARTSFORHOLDE FØR OG NÅ; SAILING CONDITIONS IN NORWAY UP TO TODAY
Description MS in Norwegian on paper, Norway, 1869, 59 ff. + 66 blanks (complete), 34x21 cm, single column, (31x17 cm), 34-43 lines in Norwegian cursive script, autograph, 2 decorated initials, 3 pencil scetches and 66 drawings of good quality by the author.
Binding Norway, ca. 1868, marbled boards, brown morocco spine, sewn on 3 cords.
Provenance 1. Carl Frederik Diriks, Oslo (1869-1895); 2. Cappelens Antikvariat, Auksjon 32, 23.5.2000:79.
Commentary Carl Frederik Diriks (1814-1895), managing director of lighthouses in Norway, and black-and-white-artist. His humorous celebrated drawings are at their best comparable to John Leech in "Punch".
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Place of origin Norway
Dates 1869

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