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Medecine du Voyageur; ou Avis sur les Moyens de conserver la sante, et de remedier aux accidens et aux maladies auxquels on est expose dans les Voyages, tant par terre que par mer. Suivie d'un Essai de Medecine pratique sur les Voyages, consideres comme Remedes. - Tome Premier, Second, et Troisieme.

By: Duplanil, J.D. [Jean-Denis]

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Chez Moutardier: 1801

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198730

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges faded, early ink name and modern owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume, front hinge of third volume a bit weak. 1801 Hard Cover. lvi, 304; 444; 479 pp. 8vo. An early 19th century work focused on preventative medicine as it relates to travel, discussing the diseases to which one may be exposed during voyages, and their remedies. Duplanil was most well-known for translating and augmenting William Buchan's 1769 work Domestic Medicine into French. This work was intended for les gens du monde, addressing the hygienic precautions that need to be taken on long voyages ... View more info

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Jack Aubrey Commands: An Historical Companion to the Naval World of Patrick O'Brian

By: Lavery, Brian

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204523

ISBN: 9.78159E+12

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy. Light stain to bottom edge of jacket front. 2003 Large Hardcover. ix, 182 pp. No fiction writer of modern times has captured the world of wooden walls, broadsides, and the press gang as successfully as Patrick O’Brian. The twenty books in the O’Brian canon featuring the lives and adventures of Captain Jack Aubrey and his confidant, naval surgeon Stephen Maturin, have been lauded across the world for their blend of classic storytelling, historical accuracy, and inspired characterizations. In this new work respected naval historian Brian Lavery explores the histor... View more info

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Simple Gifts: The Story of the Shakers

By: Yolen, Jane

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2111176

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light toning to jacket. 1976 Hard Cover. 115 pp. Traces the rise and decline of the Shakers who immigrated to the United States from England in 1774 and settled throughout New England. Jane Yolen is most well-known for her fantasy and science fiction novels, and her books for children, especially The Devil's Arithmetic, which won the National Jewish Book Award and was nominated for the Nebula, as was the screenplay based upon it. View more info