Beechey Island, Nanavut, Canada
The Gallies and their Manner of Rowing
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The Gallies and their Manner of Rowing. Illustration to Samuel Baron's 'A description of the kingdom of Tonqueen'. Baron wrote from Fort St George, Madra, to Robert Hooke and Robert Hoskins in 1686 regarding the customs and manners of Tonkin [Hanoi], Vietnam. It was later published as part of 'A collection of voyages and travels, some now first printed from original manuscripts', ed. Awsham and John Churchill (London, 1732).
Additional Makers: Author - Samuel Baron; Publisher - Awsham and John Churchill (London 1732)
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