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The Art of Swimming; a Series of Practical Instructions ? To which is added, Dr. Franklin's Treatise, also, some anecdotes respecting swimming ?
New York: Published by P.W. Gallaudet, 49 Fulton-St. Birch and Kelley, Printers, 1818. First American edition. With 12 copper-engraved plates. xiv, 72 pp. 1 vols. 8vo (8-1/8 x 5-/14 in.). Half contemporary calf and marbled boards. Ex-Library Company stamp and presentation on ffep, "Presented to the Library of Philadelpia by a native of Philadelphia July 18, 1819 C.G.". Swimming in America Early American illustrated book on swimming. Very rare, with most copies (including the Library of Congress copy) incomplete.
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