The Cruise Of The Cachalot: With illustrations of contemporary scenes and a foreword by Curtis Dahl

Bullen, Frank T. (First Mate)

Published by Dodd, Mead & Co., 1947
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Dodd, Mead & Co., 1947. Bullen's own account as the First Mate of the whaler Splendid out of New Bedford, and its travels through the Pacific whaling grounds. "Bullen describes a violent cyclone at sea, gives extremely detailed accounts of the extraction of whale oil from blubber, and recounts the death-struggles between a whale and a giant squid. The book ranks next to Melville's Moby dick among the classics works on whaling". Rudyard Kipling wrote of Bullen's tale: 'It is immense, there is no other word. I've never read anything that equals it in its deep-sea wonder and mystery? It's a new world that you've opened the door to? 301 pps. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Cruise Of The Cachalot: With ...
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co.
Publication Date: 1947
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine

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