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An Account of the Fish Pool

£475.00

  • An Account of the Fish Pool

An Account of the Fish Pool

Steele, Sir Richard & Gillmore, Joseph
London, printed and sold by H. Meere at the Black-Fryer, 1718

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Description

consisting of A Description of the Vessel so call’d, lately invented and built for the importation of fish alive, and in good health, from parts however distant. A Proof of the Imperfection of the ‘Well-Boat’ hitherto used in the Fishing Trade. The True Reasons why Ships become stiff or crank in sailing; with other improvements, very useful to all persons concern’d in trade or navigation. likewise, A Description of the Carriage intended for the Conveyance of Fish by Land, in the same good condition as in the Fish-Pool by sea

by Sir Richard Steele & Joseph Gillmore

London, printed and sold by H. Meere at the Black-Fryer, 1718

ppvii 60. 22 woodcuts in the text

small old library stamp on title-page and last page. classification numbers written on verso of title-page. a little browning to the pages, otherwise a good clean copy bound in modern marbled paper boards