Mark Well the Whale! Long Island Ships to Distant Seas
Schmitt, Frederick P.

Port Washington Long Island Ne: Friedman Kennikat Press, 1971. F viii + 151 pages, useful index. Interesting Appendix giving contents of a Whaleship Medicine Chest, reconstructed from old pharmacists' bills. Glossary, selected bibliography; black and white illustrations; endpapers tracking Cold Spring Harbor whaleship Nathaniel P. Tallmadge's journey of 58,290 miles around the world and the other e.p. depicting the ports of call for Cold Spring Harbor whaleships 1836-1862. (from the dustjacket information): "...recreates the Golden Age of Whaling... an exciting and beautifully captured adventure story with all the heroism and tragedy of the thousands of hitherto anonymous whalemen..." Light edge, tips wear to dustjacket; in very good condition and a good whaling & Long Island nautical history reference. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24759)


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