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Author Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729.

Title An account of the fish-pool [microform] : 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 and 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, and Mr. Joseph Gillmore, mathematician.

Imprint London : Printed and sold by H. Meere, J. Pemberton, and J. Roberts, 1718.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 40139    ---  Available
Description vii, [1], 60 p. : ill.
Series Library of English literature ; LEL 40139
Note Published in the hope of attracting investors in his scheme to bring salmon alive from Ireland in a well-boat. cf. Dictionary of national biography; A.C. Baugh, ed. A literary history of England.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 1 microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 40139)
Subject Fish culture.
Added Author Gillmore, Joseph, d. 1772?
Added Title Fish-pool.

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