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[Templeton, P.B., et al.]:

AN INVALUABLE DISCOVERY. P.B. TEMPLETON, B.P. WORCESTER, AND THE HEIRS OF COL. JOHN H. SHERBURNE, PROPRIETORS. [SENATORS, AND MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND EDITORS OF NEWSPAPERS, ARE RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED TO PERUSE THESE PAGES, AND EXAMINE THE ANNEXED PLAN.].

[Washington: Buell & Blanchard (1852)] 12mo. 12pp, stitched with loosening, caption title [as issued]. Lightly dusted, light blindstamp, Very Good. "The object of this invention is to afford protection to shipping, under any circumstances of weather, in the most dangerous or insecure locality, and in the ordinary track of vessels, without subjecting them to the danger and risk of missing a lee shore harbor." The invention consists of "yielding morrings, adapted either for harbors or open roadsteads. They are peculiarly advantageous in bad holding grounds." Testimonials from experienced pilots are included. Not in Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 17778

Price: $250.00

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