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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
“ and almost would not be satisfied ”
Freedom of Service for Foreign Shipwrights
Shipwrights Order, The. Given Hamburg August 29, 1631. In German. With floral woodcut vignette and equal initial and L(oco) S(igilli) mark. No place (Hamburg) & printer, 1697. Sm. 4to. 4 unpag. ll. Glued brochure (renewed).
Fixing in 13 sections working hours and day’s pay – in summer “to old custom from Easter till Michaelmas … The Winter, from Michaelmas till Easter” – including “free ship beer” at otherwise own fare uniformly and compulsorily. In case of works at ships lying “outside of the bridges” the masters have to provide at adequate deduction from pay – 18 instead of 26 shilling in summer, 14 instead of 18 in winter – beside the beer also the fare. Outside of the city towards Altona and Neumühlen there are beside free fare & beer also two shilling extra pay, apprentices generally receive less. Further
Crown watermark. – One tear-off of c. 1.4 x 1.2 cm in the white outer margin of the title leaf added and generally browned and slightly time-marked.
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