A discourse upon some late improvements of the means for preserving the health of mariners. Delivered at the anniversary meeting of the Royal Society, November 30, 1776. By Sir John Pringle, Baronet, President. Published by their order.
|Main Creator:||Pringle, John, Sir, 1707-1782.|
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London : printed for the Royal Society, 1776.
Discourses before the Royal Society.
Includes Captain James Cook's paper: 'The method taken for preserving the health of the crew of His Majesty's ship the Resolution during her late voyage round the world'.
With a half-title.
With: A voyage towards the South Pole, and round the world, performed in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775 .. in which is included Captain Furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the adventure during the separation of the ships : in two volumes : illustr. with maps and charts, and a variety of portriats ... drawn during the voyage by Mr. Hodges ... / James Cook. The second ed. W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1777. (4to).
Physical description: ,44 p. ; 4to