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THE TRAVELLER; Or, Meditations On Various Subjects. Written On Board A Man Of War To Which Is Added, Converse With The World Unseen. Second American Edition.

by Meikle, James (1730-1799)

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Printed by E. & E. Hosford, Published by E. Torrey and W. Seaver, Albany, NY: ., 1812 372 p. Old damping. XLib bookplate of the Lancaster, PA Mechanics' Library Association on front paste down. XLib stamp on title page. Front fly leaves loose. 12mo. 175 mm. Original leather binding, very worn. Front board detached. Spine perished. Title continues: "To Which Is Prefixed, The Life Of The Author." "James Meikle was a Scottish doctor who served on the man-o'-war Portland, on duty off the Briish coast and in the Mediterranean. He was intensly religious and even taught himself Hebrew while at sea. The book is the third of four published posthumously in aid of his widow. The text consists mostly of religious meditations of a mystic nature, but the books also contains material about life at sea and ports of call." See Sabin 47402. S&S/AI 26058. Hardbound. AI BX 4. Hardcover.


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