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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
DIVOne of the finest, most colorful and definitive studies of whaling ever published. Construction and outfitting of ships, crafts and routines, hunting methods, much more. 133 ...
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The Whalemen

Edouard A. Stackpole - History - 2016 - 175 pages
No other enterprise in America's history ever approached whaling for adventure. Here, award-winning historian Edouard A. Stackpole describes the early Colonial days when boat ...
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The Essex and the Whale: Melville's Leviathan Library and the Birth of Moby ...

R. D. Madison - Literary Criticism - 2016 - 275 pages
This fascinating anthology introduces readers to the literary side of Herman Melville's whaling world with an unprecedented collection of the original whaling texts from which ...
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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 Amazon.com Editors pick as one of the 10 best history books of 2007 Winner of the ...
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"The Voyage of the F.H. Moore" and Other 19th Century Whaling Accounts

Samuel Grant Williams, J. Ross Browne, Charles H. Robbins, Francis Allyn Olmsted - History - 2014 - 216 pages
In 1873, 21-year-old Sam Williams embarked on a whaling journey on the two-masted F.H. Moore--he steered one of the boats and threw the harpoon. He kept a personal log and ...
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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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