Acts of Gallantry: Being a Detailed Account of Each Deed of Bravery in Saving Life from Drowning in All Parts of the World for which the Gold and Silver Medals and Clasps of the Royal Humane Society Have Been Awarded from 1830 to 1871 ...

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Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1872 - Lifesaving - 328 pages
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