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. Images of harpoons, lances, whaling guns, and many other artifacts, as well as a well-researched history of whaling over three... read more
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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. Images of harpoons, lances, whaling guns, and many other artifacts, as well as a well-researched history of whaling over three centuries, especially the whaling industry of colonial New England.
Reprint of Whale Ships and Whaling: A Pictorial History During Three Centuries, published by the Marine Research Society, Salem, Massachusetts, 1925.
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