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Author Name    Whipple, A.B.C.

Title   Yankee Whalers in the South Seas

Binding   Trade Paperback

Book Condition   Very Good +

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   2nd Printing

Size   12mo -- 7.25 in Tall

Publisher   Rutland VT Charles E. Tuttle Co. 1976

ISBN Number    0804810574

Illustrator   Powers, Richard M.

Seller ID   005937

304 pp. Previous owner's name on half title page. Light wear. Text clean. From the cover blurb: "Written with the spice and gusto of a salty sea chanty, Mr. Whipple's book is packed with drama from stem to stern." Whipple, a former Time-Life editor, has devoted himself to whaling research since the 1940s. His chapters include material on Captains Pollard, Chase, Hussey and Tilton. Also the historical basis for the Moby Dick legend.

Nautical. Sea Captains. Mutinies. Whaling. Moby Dick

Price = 6.00 USD

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