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American Lifesaving Services... Philadelphia "Clever Town Built by Quakers"...
Item # 590612 HARPER'S MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, February, 1882 This issue contains an article on: "The American Life-Saving Service" which takes 15 pages and includes 15 illustrations. The article includes descriptions of the various methods of lifesaving as well as the tools used by rescuers.
Also within this issue is: "A Clever Town Built by Quakers" referring to is Philadelphia, which includes 16 illustrations, including the boat-houses on the Schuylkill River.
Contains 150+ pages, disbound without wrappers, measures 6 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War