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An address to the British public : with suggestions for the recovering property from sunken vessels; also, for the means for rescuing the lives of sailors from stranded vessels; and for the prevention of shipwreck; likewise, on the extinction and prevention of destructive fires; and for rescuing persons from houses enveloped in flames: and for saving from drowning persons who break through the ice. With a description and representation of apparatus used for those purposes, and instructions for their application / By G.W. Manby.

  • Manby, George William, 1765-1854.
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1838
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Credit: An address to the British public : with suggestions for the recovering property from sunken vessels; also, for the means for rescuing the lives of sailors from stranded vessels; and for the prevention of shipwreck; likewise, on the extinction and prevention of destructive fires; and for rescuing persons from houses enveloped in flames: and for saving from drowning persons who break through the ice. With a description and representation of apparatus used for those purposes, and instructions for their application / By G.W. Manby. Public Domain Mark

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Publication/Creation

London : Published by John Gathercole, at the Polytechnic Institution, 1838.

Physical description

2 unnumbered pages, 122 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (lithographs, wood engravings) ; 23 cm (8vo)

Notes

"Printed by John Gathercole"--t.p. verso
Plates drawn by William and John Joy. There is an appendix describing William's drawings, exhibited in the Polytechnic Gallery, of the wreck of the Killarney steamship. On the Joys, see C. Miller, "Painting's elusive Joys", Country life, 1977, pp. 952-5.
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: R. Gaskell Note: Binding: Contemp. binder's embossed cloth. Ownership inscription of A.W.F. Fuller dated 8 April 1838 on front free endpaper. Visiting card of Mrs J.F.C. Fuller and postcard to Francis Steer from E. Fuller. Modern book label of Francis W. Steer, Chichester

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  • English


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