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William Hussey Macy THE WHALES WE CAUGHT 1893 whaling

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William Hussey Macy THE WHALES WE CAUGHT 1893 whaling William Hussey Macy THE WHALES WE CAUGHT 1893 whaling







THE WHALES WE CAUGHT and How We Did It






by William Hussey Macy (1826-1891) of Nantucket
Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1893.
Reprint
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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