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Way of catching fish by boards japanned with white varnish, which the fish mistaking by moonlight for water, leap on and are taken; Way of taking wild ducks by men going into the water with their heads in the shells of large gourds, with holes to see and breath through.

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Names
Green, John (fl. 1730-1753 ) (Compiler)
Astley, Thomas (Author)
Collection

new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1745 - 1747
Place Term: London
Publisher: Printed for T. Astley
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC 1745 (New general collection of voyages and travels)
Genres
Prints
Physical Description
Form: Engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 2045114
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13017648
UUID: 83f77de0-c635-012f-3342-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1730: Creator Born
  • 1745: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1753: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Way of catching fish by boards japanned with white varnish, which the fish mistaking by moonlight for water, leap on and are taken; Way of taking wild ducks by men going into the water with their heads in the shells of large gourds, with holes to see and breath through." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1745 - 1747. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-001d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Way of catching fish by boards japanned with white varnish, which the fish mistaking by moonlight for water, leap on and are taken; Way of taking wild ducks by men going into the water with their heads in the shells of large gourds, with holes to see and breath through." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-001d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1745 - 1747). Way of catching fish by boards japanned with white varnish, which the fish mistaking by moonlight for water, leap on and are taken; Way of taking wild ducks by men going into the water with their heads in the shells of large gourds, with holes to see and breath through. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-001d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Way of catching fish by boards japanned with white varnish, which the fish mistaking by moonlight for water, leap on and are taken; Way of taking wild ducks by men going into the water with their heads in the shells of large gourds, with holes to see and breath through.