Contemporary account from 1866


Date: 1866
Author: Alphonse Esquiros
Title: English seamen and divers
About: Written following a visit to the Observatory by Esquiros in June 1866, this extensive and largely contemporary account (which runs to some 87 pages) was published in 1868 by Chapman and Hall (Piccadilly).
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