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Title: A safe, easy, and expeditious method of procuring any quantity of fresh water at sea : by a Menstruum entirely innocent and inoffensive: Highly beneficial, and earnestly recommended to all Sea-Faring Persons: [ 3 Works Bound in 1 Volume ]
Description: London, Printed for the Author, and Sold by Alexander Strahan. London. 1755. 1755. Full-Leather, 8vo. Book measures 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. [ 3 works bound in 1 volume ].FIRST WORK. Fables and Dialogues of the Dead. Written in French by the late Archbishop of Cambray. Translated from the best Paris edition. [ forth edition, corrected ]. Printed by Browne. London. 1760.Collation, iv,267pp. SECOND WORK. A Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem; at Easter, A.D. 1697. To which is now added, an Account of the Author's Journey to the Banks of Euphrates at Beer, and to the Country of Mesopotamia. The sixth edition. By Henry Maundrel. Dublin Edition. Printed by S. Powell. 1749. Collation, [12],162,[2],pp, 5 full page plates, 2 folding plates, 1 folding map. THIRD WORK. A safe, easy, and expeditious method of procuring any quantity of fresh water at sea : by a Menstruum entirely innocent and inoffensive: Highly beneficial, and earnestly recommended to all Sea-Faring Persons: Calculated to alleviate those Hardships and Miseries, to which a Scarcity of Fresh Water reduces them. Together with an appendix. Containing An easy Method of preserving Fresh Water entirely pure, sweet, and wholsome, during the longest Voyages, and in the warmest Climates. By Thomas Butler, M. D. Printed for the Author, and Sold by Alexander Strahan. London. 1755. Collation, [iv],43pp. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, leather title label. Calf rubbed, hinge joints cracked, cracked along spine, [ text block ]. Binding still holding firm. Internally, previous owners bookplate, early name on first title page, last title page has some staining. Pages in good condition throughout. Overall a very nice copy, last work very rare. Very Good.

Keywords: sea water voyages fresh water

Price: GBP 1000.00 = appr. US$ 1427.99 Seller: George Jeffery Books
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