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History of the American Whale Fishery

Alexander Starbuck - Pets - 1989 - 779 pages
A comprehensive history and statistical survey of the voyages made by American whalers from East Coast ports, from the earliest records in 1715 to 1876, two years before its ...
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Nantucket Genealogies

Alexander Starbuck - Reference - 2009 - 202 pages
In 1754, the colonies of Virginia and Pennsylvania entered into a dispute over the ownership of what is today the southwest corner of Pennsylvania. At the time, Virginia's ...
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Whale Ships and Whaling: A Pictorial History

George Francis Dow - Transportation - 2013 - 256 pages
This comprehensive pictorial survey of whale ships of all periods presents over 200 vintage engravings, drawings, and photographs of barks, brigs, cutters, and other vessels ...
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The Yankee Whaler

Clifford Ashley - Transportation - 2014 - 320 pages
One of the finest, most colorful and definitive studies of whaling ever published. Describes whaling trade, rigging, gear and handicrafts; construction and outfitting of ships ...
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Stove by a Whale: Owen Chase and the Essex

Thomas Farel Heffernan - History - 2012 - 288 pages
A thrilling documentation of the first sinking of a ship by a whale.
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Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America

Eric Jay Dolin - History - 2008 - 512 pages
A Los Angeles Times Best Non-Fiction Book of 2007 A Boston Globe Best Non-Fiction Book of 2007 Editors pick as one of the 10 best history books of 2007 Winner of the ...
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Moby Dick the Whale Volume I EasyRead Ed

Herman Melville - Fiction - 2006 - 420 pages
This is a classic adventurous novel by Herman Melville with metaphysical conjecture. The novel follows the experiences of the author in vast seas with the dramatic narration. A ...
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Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex: The Complete Illustrated Edition: The ...

Owen Chase - History - 2015 - 224 pages
Read Owen Chase's memoir which inspired Moby-Dick and In the Heart of the Sea, the major motion picture from Ron Howard, which will be released December 2015. Owen Chase was ...
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Herman Melville - Fiction - 2012 - 464 pages
A masterpiece of storytelling, this epic saga pits Ahab, a brooding and fantastical sea captain, against the great white whale that crippled him. In telling the tale of Ahab's ...
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