Sea-Hunters : The New England Whalemen During Two Centuries 1635-1835. First Edition in dustjacket

By: STACKPOLE, Edouard A.

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STACKPOLE, Edouard A. The Sea-Hunters : The New England Whalemen During TwoCenturies 1635-1835. Philadelphia / New York : J.B. Lippincott Co., (1953) . First Printing. Pp 510. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Forster 253. Edouard Alexandre Stackpole (b. December 7, 1903, Nantucket, Massachusetts – d. September 2, 1993, Nantucket, Massachusetts) author and long-time curator ofthe Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut. Newfoundland, Labrador a nd Nova Scotia references in the index. Part I. The American Whaleman Is Born. 1. Whaling Alongshore; 2. The Whaleman Sails Out Into "Ye Deep"; 3. "A People Still in the Gristle and Not Hardened Into Manhood" 4. Business on the Great Waters. Part II. The Whaleman Becomes a Pioneer Voyager. 5. The Whalemen Create a Kingdom in the Sea; 6. Between the Devil and the Deep; 7. Salvaging the Sinkng Ship; 8. American Whaling in Limbo; 9. The Whaling Industry Belongs to the World. Part III. The Struggle for American Supremacy inWhaling. 10. The "Coup-de-Whale'; 11. The Whalemen Round Cape Horn; 12. Am erica Regains Its Whaling Fleet Through the Alchemy of Revolution and War. Part IV. The Sea-Hunters at the Ocean's Frontiers. 13. Whales, Sea-Elephants and Fur-Seals; 14. The First American Whalers to Desolation Island; 15. "Of the Most Daring Kind—" and "Of Secrecy"; 16. Full Tide o£ Adventure withthe Sealers; 17. Mutineers' Hideaway; 18. "Their Very Pursuits in Times of Peace ... Render Them Most Exposed in Times of War" Part V. The American W haleman Becomes a Pathfinder in the World's Greatest Oceans. 19. Whaling Masters and Explorers; 20. Into the Uncharted Central Pacific; 21. All Adventures Do Not End in Glory; 22. At the Coasts of Continents and the Crossroads of the Pacific; 23. The Whale That Sank a Ship; 24. The Pacific Becomes an American Ocean; 25. The First Recognition of Antarctica; 26. Ranging the World's Greatest Ocean; 27. "Pursuing the Sperm Whale into the Secret Places of the Great South Sea"; 28. "I Seek a Passage in Your Ship — How Soon Does She Sail!" 29. Mutiny at Midnight; 30. "We Desire You to Steer by Your Own Compass"; 31. The Sea-Hunters Come Into Their Own. With notes and index.Very good in dustjacket. 65.00

Title: Sea-Hunters : The New England Whalemen During Two Centuries 1635-1835. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: STACKPOLE, Edouard A.

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Publisher: Lippincott, Philadelphia / New York, 1953,:

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