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Stove By a Whale, Owen Chase and the Essex

Heffernan, Thomas Farel

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ISBN 10: 0819550523 / ISBN 13: 9780819550521
Published by Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 1981
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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DJ unclipped, no internal marks or imprints. Melville based his novel Moby Dick on the sinking of the Essex. The basis for Ron Howard's movie, In the Heart of the Sea. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 008747

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Title: Stove By a Whale, Owen Chase and the Essex

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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The first documented sinking of a ship by a whale and a harrowing account by the ship’s first mate of the survivors’ three months adrift in small boats. A thrilling narrative that inspired Herman Melville’s masterpiece Moby Dick.

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6 x 9 trim. 6 illus. 20 facs. Fig. 3 charts. Map. LC 90-38190

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