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Title: Handbills extolling the virtues of fossil sharks' teeth
Authors: Zammit-Maempel, George
Keywords: Sharks, Fossil -- Malta -- History
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Publications -- Malta -- History -- 18th century
St. Paul’s Grotto (Rabat, Malta)
Rocks -- Malta -- History
National Library of Malta (Valletta, Malta)
Advertising fliers -- Malta -- History -- 18th century
Malta -- History -- 18th century
Poisoning -- Europe -- History
Language and languages -- History -- 18th century
Issue Date: 1978
Publisher: Malta Historical Society
Citation: Zammit-Maempel, G. (1978). Handbills extolling the virtues of fossil sharks' teeth. Melita Historica, 7(3), 211-224.
Abstract: Zammit-Maempel writes about the handbills published in the 18th century describing the use and efficiency of sharks' teeth in countering poison and other medicinal attributes. The author gives a detailed description of the handbills- their decorations, their sizes, their themes and places of publication. In the final pages of the document, he includes some illustrations of the sharks' teeth.
Appears in Collections:MH, Volume 7, No. 3 (1978)
MH, Volume 7, No. 3 (1978)

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