How To Swim, an instructional manual from 1587

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Public Domain Review has scans from "Illustrations from Everard Digby’s De Arte Natandi (The Art of Swimming) published in 1587, considered the first English treatise on the practice." Here’s the complete set. http://ift.tt/1lj6OXo

Source: Boing Boing http://ift.tt/1pntkzr

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