Raynors HCA 2019-01
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Book, “Narrative Of The United States Expedition To The River Jordan And The Dead Sea.”, Philadelphia: Lea And Blanchard, 1849., 8vo. pp. xx, [13]-508. 2 folding lithographed maps (River Jordan and the Dead Sea) & 28 wood-engraved plates, first Edition, gold stamped cover, ex-library, VG. Lynch carried out the first successful navigation of the Dead Sea, travelling down the Jordan from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea in 1848. Half the party travelled overland, the other half navigated the river. The boats had to be carried overland by camels from Acre to the Sea of Galilee.Lynch also visited Ephesus, Smyrna and Constantinople. The plates are after drawings by members of the expedition."
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The First Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea

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