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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, with fascinating details and anecdotes about whales and whaling waters, whaling men, methods of attack, crafts and routines, much more. Richly illustrated with 133 halftones, 17 line illustrations.

Synopsis:

One 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 halftones. 17 line illustrations. Introduction.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-149) and index.

Table of Contents

"INTRODUCTION, by Robert Cushman Murphy, D.Sc."

"A PREFACE TO THE PICTURES, by Zephaniah W. Pease"

I. THE BLUBBER-HUNTERS

II. "THE BLUBBER-HUNTERS, Concluded"

III. THE GREENLAND FISHERY

IV. "CAPE COD, LONG ISLAND, AND NANTUCKET"

V. NEW BEDFORD

VI. THE WHALER

VII. THE WHALEBOAT

VIII. THE WHALE

IX. GEAR AND CRAFT

X. WHALEMAN

XI. SCRIMSHAW

XII. THE LAST DAYS OF WHALING

EPILOGUE

A GLOSSARY OF WHALING TERMS

A LIST OF BOOKS CONCERNING WHALES AND WHALING

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486268545
Author:
Ashley, Clifford W.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Ashley, Clifford W.
Author:
Ashley, Clifford
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Marine Life
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Subject:
Whales
Subject:
Whaling
Subject:
Whaling -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford.
Subject:
New England Whaling
Subject:
Whaling ships.
Subject:
Nautical-Ships and Ship History
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Maritime
Series Volume:
1484
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 0.96 lb

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