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Harris, W. Snow (William Snow), Sir, 1791–1867
Remarkable instances of the protection of certain ships of Her Majesty's Navy, from the destructive effects of lightning : collected from official and other authenticated documents ; to which is added a list of two hundred and twenty cases of ships of Her Majesty's Navy struck and damaged by lightning, abridged from the official logs of the ships / by W. Snow Harris, F.R.S. &c.
London : Printed for the author by Richard Clay, Bread Street Hill, 1847.
Physical Description:
61, [3], 8 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
VK1258 .H37 1847
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
NSTC, 2H9574
Addenda: 8 p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy in original brown printed wrappers. Inscribed: Presented to the Rev. W. Vernon Harcourt with the authors very kind comp.
Subject Terms:
Clay, R. -- Printer.
Great Britain. Royal Navy.
Harcourt, W. Vernon, Rev. -- Pres. insc. from the author.
Harris, W. Snow -- Pres. insc. to Rev. W. Vernon Harcourt.
Lightning conductors.
Lightning protection.
Marine engineering -- Great Britain.
Military engineering -- Great Britain.
Ships -- Fires and fire prevention.
Ships -- Safety measures.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1847.

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