Master of Desolation. 1st US in GREY dj


FULLER, Joseph J. Master of Desolation : The Reminiscences of Capt. Joseph J. Fuller. Edited, with introduction and notes by Briton Cooper Busch. Mystic, CT : Mystic Seaport Museum, (1980). First Edition. Pp 349. 8vo, blue cloth, in variant grey dj with illustration of The Antarctic Sea-Elephant Fishery, view of Head Island. Volume IX in The American Maritime Library. "Joseph J. Fuller (1839-1920) was a well-known whaling captain who sailed out of New London, Connecticut, for half a century after the Civil War. He worked his way up from greenhand to master in the specialized and little-known branch of the whaling industry that hunted sea elephants for oil, principally at Heard and Kerguelen "Desolation" Islands in the Indian Ocean." - from the dj. Vg in (grey) dj. 35.00

Title: Master of Desolation. 1st US in GREY dj

Author Name: BUSCH, Briton Cooper (ed. with an intro.) American Maritime Library 9 FULLER, Joseph J., Capt.)

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT, 1980, ISBN:0913372218:

Seller ID: 49730

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED STATES WHALING BIOGRAPHY FIRST ,