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Incidents Of A Whaling Voyage

To Which Are Added Observations On The Scenery, Manners And Customs And Missionary Stations Of The Sandwich And Society Islands

by Francis Allyn Olmsted

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polar Regions,
  • Travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11927884M
    ISBN 101430484608
    ISBN 109781430484608
    OCLC/WorldCa156806912

      In the Heart of the Sea is the story of the whaleship Essex, whose voyage went on to inspire Herman Melville to write Moby-Dick. Since we’ll all be seeing (and hopefully loving) this epic historical tale this winter, let’s do our research and know a little something about whaling and sailing before we get : Julia Pistell.   We're launching into our blog feature on American whaling during the 19th Century. (Catch the introduction here, if you missed it!) And it seems the best place to begin is at the beginning of a voyage. Whale hunting was an industry - a business - .

    Salem man s narrative of an Pacific whaling voyage aboard a Nantucket ship. Whaling voyage in the Nantucket ship ‘Baltic’, Captain William Chadwick, to Pacific Ocean – Juan Fernandez, Sandwich and Society Islands (Unana – Huahine) and Galapagos. Account includes description of whaling activities. – Forster # In the Wake of Madness seemed like the intriguing story of a tragedy that befell a whaleship in the far Pacific Ocean. The write up inside the cover suggested that this book would be the first to answer the question, what really happened the night the captain of the Sharon was killed, and who really were the /5.

    The Wanderer had been embarking on the last whaling voyage aboard a sail-powered vessel. The International Whaling Commission bans commercial whaling after a global anti-whaling movement in Author: American Experience. Upon returning home to Boston, Linda learns that Ben has left on a whaling voyage to escape the abuse of his fellow apprentices, who have discovered that he is "colored." Heartbroken, Linda chides herself for having left her children alone for so long, but reminds herself that it was for the best.


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Title: Incidents of a Whaling Voyage, etc. Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much by: 7.

incidents of a whaling voyage to which are added observations on the scenery, manners and customs, and missionary stations of the sandwich and society islands accompanied by numerous lithographic prints by francis allyn olmsted.

new york d. appleton and co. Describes voyage of the Cadmus of Fairhaven reached the Marquesas in In August ship struck reef about miles northwest of Pitcairn One boat with crew of eight was saved and reached Tahiti. This is a s reprint of an account originally written for the Central Georgian in Forster Scarce little pamphlet [ ].

Incidents of a Whaling Voyage. New York: D. Appleton, 12mo, original gilt and blind-stamped brown cloth rebacked with original spine laid down.

Rare first edition of “one of the earliest accounts of the sperm-whale industry” (Howes)—and one of Herman Melville’s sources when writing Moby Dick—complete with all twelve lithographic.

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The first significant book about the whaling industry. Experiences. Title: Incidents of a whaling voyage: to which are added observations on the scenery manners and customs, and missionary stations of the Sandwich and Society Islands: accompanied by numerous lithographic plates Year: Authors: Olmsted, Francis Allyn, Subjects: Whaling Publisher: New-York: Published by D.

Appleton and Co. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Salem, Merrill & Mackintire, Includes index. Limited to copies. Get this from a library. Incidents of a whaling voyage: to which are added observations on the scenery, manners and customs, and missionary stations of the Sandwich and Society Islands: accompanied by numerous lithographic prints.

[Francis Allyn Olmsted]. Francis Allyn Olmsted (14 Julyin Chapel Hill, North Carolina – 19 Julyin New Haven, Connecticut) was an American author. Biography. He was a son of physicist Denison graduated from Yale in He made a sea voyage to the Sandwich Islands for his health, on the barque North America in andand after his return he graduated from the medical.

American Offshore Whaling: Voyages. The American Offshore Whaling Voyage (AOWV) database includes information about all known American offshore (or “pelagic”) whaling voyages from the s to the s, it does not include the modern factory ship voyages of the midth century.

Information is most complete for the 19th century. Incidents of a whaling voyage by Olmsted, Francis Allyn, Publication date Topics Whaling, Missions Publisher New York, D. Appleton and co. Collection RAW MICHIGAN BOOK ZIP download.

download 1 file. SINGLE PAGE PROCESSED TIFF. He climbed aboard a whaling ship in New London, Connecticut, and sailed away on a voyage to Hawaii as a passenger. He hoped to cure his poor health and see the world. When he returned, he wrote a book titled Incidents of a Whaling Voyage, which includes some of the earliest detailed descriptions and illustrations of American whaling.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Book Reviews Incidents of a Whaling Voyage, to which are Added Observations on the Scenery, Manners and Customs, and Missionary Stations, of the Sandwich and Society Islands.

By Francis Allyn Olmsted, with a preface to the new edition by W. Storrs Lee. Published with the cooperation of Friends of the Library, Maui, Hawaii. WHALING VOYAGE. Prior to his year and a half voyage for health purposes, Francis Olmsted had never pursued either writing or art.

"The invaders were joined in by a highly moral and literate young Yale alumnus and professor's son, Francis Allyn Olmsted, who. Books shelved as whaling: Moby-Dick or, the Whale by Herman Melville, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick.

Complementing this are excerpts from three other accounts of whaling voyages: Incidents of a Whaling Voyage by Francis Allyn Olmstead (); Etchings of a Whaling Cruise by J. Ross Browne (), an exposé of the whaling industry; and The Gam: Being a Group of Whaling Stories by Capt.

Charles Henry Robbins (), a personal story of nearly. Incidents of a whaling voyage. Olmsted, Francis Allyn. New York: D. Appleton and co., Subject terms: Whaling. For the possibility of additional viewing options such as full book download, go to HathiTrust.

Contents. View entire text. Page NA. Page NA. Page NA. Page NA. Page NA. Page NA. Page I - Title Page. Page II. Page III. Page IV. About American Offshore Whaling Voyages Database description. Details about all known American offshore whaling voyages are given in this database. Each voyage has been assigned an identifier (Voyage ID) and labelled with the name of the vessel, the departure date and arrival date.

Signing on for a whaling voyage could mean up to five years away from home, and a journey to the other end of the Earth, in order to do battle with the 3/5. OLMSTED, FRANCIS ALLYN (). Francis Allyn Olmsted, author of Incidents of a Whaling Voyage to Which Are Added Observations on the Scenery, Manners and Customs, and Missionary Stations of the Sandwich and Society Islands (), was twenty years old when he graduated from Yale University in the fall of Despite the urgings of his friends, on 11 October of that year he shipped.

Complementing this are excerpts from three other accounts of whaling voyages: Incidents of a Whaling Voyage by Francis Allyn Olmstead (); Etchings of a Whaling Cruise by J.

Ross Browne (), an expose of the whaling industry; and The Gam: Being a Group of Whaling Stories by Capt. Charles Henry Robbins (), a personal story of nearly an Pages: They were Francis Allyn Olmsted Incidents of a whaling voyage (New York, ); J. Ross Browne Etchings of a whaling cruise (New York, ) and the Reverend Henry Cheever, The whale and his captors (New York, ).

Additionally there were Herman Melville’s two other whaling related works of fiction, Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life.