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Moby Dick and the Tools of Whaling

By: N/A

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New Bedford, New Bedford Whaling Museum: 1983

Seller ID: 011883

Condition: As New


A cooperative reading of the curatorial staff of the New Bedord Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA. View more info

Maritime America: Art and Artifacts from America's Great Nautical Collections

By: Neill, Peter

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Mystic, Connecticut, U.S.A., Mystic Seaport Museum Inc: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014910

ISBN: 0810915278

Condition: As New


Edited and Introduced by Peter Neill. 226 pages, B&W and Color photos throughout. View more info

The Coast Storm or A Wife Worth Having a Sea Sketch

By: N/A

Price: $99.99

Publisher: 1887

Seller ID: 015883

Condition: Good


Tiny 16 page pamphlet illustrated, with the cover a well dressed woman pointing on the deck of a vessel in a storm. On the bottom pages of the narrative ads for "Piso's Cure for Consumption" accompany the text. The old ship "Vincent" and it's captain, James Marshall and his new wife "Emma" voyage to the US. View more info

Moby Dick and the Tools of Whaling

By: N/A

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, New Bedford Whaling Museum: 1983

Seller ID: 015891

Condition: As New


A cooperative reading of the curatorial staff of the New Bedord Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA. View more info

Japanese Research on Antarctic Whale Resources

By: N/A

Price: $15.99

Publisher: Tokyo, The Institute of Cetacean Research: 1990

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 016300

Condition: Very Fine


Graphs and charts throughout. 12 pages. View more info

Spinner People and Culture in Southeaster Massachusetts Vol. II

By: N/A

Price: $129.99

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, Spinner Publications: 1982

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 016624

Condition: Very Good


Includes "Growing up in the Mills" "Doors" Twentieth-Century Whaling Tales" many more articles. Volume II in the series of 5. View more info

The City That Lit the World, New Bedford massachusetts

By: N/A

Price: $39.99

Publisher: Washington D. C., National Park Service:

Seller ID: 018000

Condition: As New


A 22 minute DVD in color about the Whaling City, New Bedford, MA which for a time became the richest city in the US during the age of whaling. Never used, still sealed. View more info

Inner Light the World of William Bradford

By: N/A

Price: $39.99

Publisher: New Bedford, Old Dartmouth Historical Society: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019213

Condition: As New


Art and Artifacts from The New Bedford Whaling Museum. Color plates throughout. Foreword by James Russell. Dedicated to Richard Cory Kugler. View more info

Whaling Masters Voyages 1731-1925

By: N/A

Price: $299.99

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, Old Dartmouth Historical Society: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020048

Condition: Very Good


Part of the American Guide Series, true first edition. Compiled and written by the Federal Writers' Project of the WPA of Massachusetts. The most complete directory of Whaling Captains, their Ships and Voyages, ever published. Includes a brief sketch of the Whaling industry, the records of every Whaling Port in the US. Those who number among their ancesters Masters of Whaling can find an accurate record of the vessels and voyages, as it contains a list of more than 1... View more info

Whales and the Nantucket Whaling Museum

By: Adam Weir Craig, Ph.D

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Nantucket, MA, Nantucket Historical Association: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010097

Condition: Fine


Included with this pamphlet is an important Whaling bibliography of books about whaling and the history of whaling. View more info

Eldred in Print & Recollections of a Fairhaven Artist

By: Albert F. Benac

Price: $199.99

Publisher: Fairhaven, MA, Privately Printed: 2007

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 020625

Condition: Very Fine


#165 of 200 issued, appears unread. Eldred was a marine artist who studied in Paris and Italy and was an apprentice of William Bradford. View more info

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Children of the Light

By: Allen, Everett S.

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Orleans Ma, Parnassus: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016245

ISBN: 0940160234

Condition: Very Good


The Rise and Fall of New Bedford Whaling and the Death of the Arctic Fleet. Signed and inscribed by the author on the half title page. View more info

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Whaleboat: A Study of Design, Construction and Use from 1850-1970

By: Ansel, Willits D.

Price: $99.99

Publisher: Mystic, Connecticut, U.S.A., Mystic Seaport Museum Inc: 1983

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 017497

ISBN: 0913372404

Condition: Very Good


Photos, diagrams, blueprints throughout. Tipped in at the end are color photos of a completed whaleboat. View more info

Whalers, Wharves, and Waterways

By: Ashley, Clifford W.

Price: $59.99

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, The Old Dartmouth Historical Society: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013689

Condition: VG+


An exhibition of painting by the author, as presented at the Whaling Museum in New Bedford. Ashley wrote The Ashley Book of Knots. Pictorial cover of a whale boat scene. View more info

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The Yankee Whaler

By: Ashley, Clifford W.

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Mineola, New York, U.S.A., Dover Pubns: 1991

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 015622

ISBN: 0486268543

Condition: Very Good


Tight and clean, no internal marks or writing. Ashley also wrote The Ashley Book of Knots. View more info

The Yankee Whaler

By: Ashley, Clifford W.

Price: $499.99

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1926

Edition: First Edition Limited Issue

Seller ID: 015668

Condition: Very Good


This is the limited first edition one of 1625 issued, with an introduction by Robert Cushman Murphy and a preface to the pictures by Zephaniah W. Pease (author of "The Catalpa Expedition". No internal writing or marks. Pictorial whaling chase scenes on the endpapers. Color and B&W plates throughout. The author also wrote The Ashley Book of Knots and plates from this monumental work are included at the end of this volume as well as dozens of the author's whaling ... View more info

Whaleships of New Bedford

By: Ashley, Clifford W.

Price: $249.99

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1929

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 017124

Condition: Near Fine


With an introduction by FDR. Limited edition of 1035 copies. The top and bottom edges are cut, the fore edge rough uncut. Bright red cloth boards with gilt spine lettering and a spouting whale on the front cover Includes sixty plates of Whaleships famous in New Bedford, including the Charles Morgan pictured at Round Hills (sic) South Dartmouth, MA., and the Bark California. A very solid and collectible copy. No internal markings or imprints, very clean. Ashley also w... View more info

The Sailor and His Knots

By: Ashley, Clifford W.

Price: $199.99

Publisher: Needham Market, Suffolk`2012, International Guild of Knot Tyers:

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 017412

Condition: Very Fine


#79 of 100 made, originally appeared in Sea Stories Magazine in 1925. Foreword by Phoebe Chardon, Ashley's daughter. Numerous plates and illustrations. By the author of The Ashley Book of Knots. He was from Westport, MA. View more info

The Life and Times of John Manjiro

By: Bernard, Donald R.

Price: $49.99

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-hill: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020217

ISBN: 0070049475

Condition: Good


Captain William H. Whitfield rescues Manjiro (John) Nakahama on a whaling voyage in 1880. The subject stayed in Fairhaven, MA for 10 years and returned to Japan to become an educator, navigator, translator and diplomat. The gutter of the front board is separated, still very collectible, B&W photos throughout. Very Collectible. View more info

Steam Whaling in the Western Arctic

By: Bockstoce, John R.

Price: $29.99

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, Old Dartmouth Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014605

Condition: Very Good


Chapters include Voyage of the Polar Bear, The Voyage of Mary and Helen, Herschel Island and more, B&W photos, maps and charts throughout. View more info