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Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whaleship Essex.

Owen Chase

Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whaleship Essex.

with supplementary accounts of survivors and Herman Melville"s notes.

by Owen Chase

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Published by Gorinth Books, distributed by Citadel Press in New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essex (Whaleship)

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1963 ed.

    Other titlesShipwreck of the whaleship Essex.
    Statementintro. by B.R. McElderry, Jr.
    SeriesThe American experience series,, AE21
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG530.E77 C456 1963
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 141 p. :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5856042M
    LC Control Number62017662
    OCLC/WorldCa3548464


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