Whale Ships and Whaling: A Pictorial History (Dover Maritime)

Whale Ships and Whaling A Pictorial History Dover Maritime This comprehensive pictorial survey of whale ships of all periods presents over vintage engravings drawings and photographs of barks brigs cutters and other vessels Images of harpoons lances

  • Title: Whale Ships and Whaling: A Pictorial History (Dover Maritime)
  • Author: George Francis Dow
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 135
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 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 account of New England s whaling industry are also included A noted whaling authority provides the well researched text.

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    1. A bit North European for my tastes; I like my Whaling History predominantly New English :P That aside, although the collection of prints, etchings and photos were thoroughly researched and were impressive, they were a bit incongruous with the primary source (near as I could tell, another "Description of the Colonial Whale Fishery") at the start, and then the blurb about the Charles Morgan whaler, as an introduction to the following dozen or so photos, kind of just stuck in two thirds of the way [...]

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