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The Resource Wreck of the whale ship essex: the complete illustrated edition : the extraordinary and distressing memoir that inspired herman melville's moby-dick, Owen Chase ; foreword by Gilbert King

Wreck of the whale ship essex: the complete illustrated edition : the extraordinary and distressing memoir that inspired herman melville's moby-dick, Owen Chase ; foreword by Gilbert King

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Wreck of the whale ship essex: the complete illustrated edition : the extraordinary and distressing memoir that inspired herman melville's moby-dick
Title
Wreck of the whale ship essex: the complete illustrated edition
Title remainder
the extraordinary and distressing memoir that inspired herman melville's moby-dick
Statement of responsibility
Owen Chase ; foreword by Gilbert King
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An illustrated edition of the firsthand account of the whaler Essex's attack and sinking by a sperm whale, the inspiration for Moby-Dick. Includes a new introduction and supplementary extracts from a variety of sources"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chase, Owen
Dewey number
910.9164/9
Index
no index present
LC call number
G530.E77
LC item number
C456 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwreck survival
  • HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
  • HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Shipwrecks
  • Pacific Ocean
Label
Wreck of the whale ship essex: the complete illustrated edition : the extraordinary and distressing memoir that inspired herman melville's moby-dick, Owen Chase ; foreword by Gilbert King
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1599410
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
195 pages
Isbn
9780760348123
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014038703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1599410
  • (OCoLC)896791478
Label
Wreck of the whale ship essex: the complete illustrated edition : the extraordinary and distressing memoir that inspired herman melville's moby-dick, Owen Chase ; foreword by Gilbert King
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1599410
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
195 pages
Isbn
9780760348123
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014038703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1599410
  • (OCoLC)896791478

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