In the Wake of Whales: The Whaling Journals of Capt. Edwin Peter Brown 1841-1847
1988·Orient, Long Island, New York
by Brown, Edwin Peter and Constance J. Terry
Orient, Long Island, New York: Old Orient Press, 1988. Hardcover. NF but for light rubbing to covers.. Navy blue cloth/boards. Silver lettering and image of whale. 408 pp. with 12 duotone illustrations and many line drawings. No dj. All three of Brown's hazardous global whaling voyages of 1841 to 1847 appear in the journals which appear herein. More than 500 sketches from Brown's logbooks also appear here, exactly as he drew them at sea. In addition, many recently-unearthed photos and documents appear here for the first time. The Captain, his family, and the people of his heritage community of Orient and of Long Island come alive and appear in specially added chapters in this book about a rich and important part of America's heritage. Includes indices of persons, places, and ships; a glossary, and a list of whaling museums.
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