William Hussey Macy THE WHALES WE CAUGHT 1893 whaling
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THE WHALES WE CAUGHT and How We Did It
by William Hussey Macy (1826-1891) of Nantucket
Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1893.
Octavo; 320 pages; with advertisements
Olive decorative cloth
Some shelfwear and rubbing to the cover extremities, mild foxing, otherwise very good
Tissue-guarded frontispiece of a whale hunt
'The story embodies in these pages is not to be regarded as a mere yarn. It is a series of illustrated sketches of actual life on the ocean, made up of real incidents and introducing for the most part real characters, many of which will be recognized.'--Author's note
A scarce book on whaling written as a tale for boys
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