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In the wake of whales the whaling journals of Capt. Edwin Peter Brown, 1841-1847 by Edwin Peter Brown

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Published by Old Orient Press in Orient, Long Island, NY (PO Box 243, Orient 11957) .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (State)

Subjects:

  • Brown, Edwin Peter, 1813-1892 -- Diaries.,
  • Whaling -- History.,
  • Whalers (Persons) -- New York (State) -- Diaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-402).

Statementprepared for publication by Constance J. Terry.
ContributionsTerry, Constance J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSH383.2 .B76 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination408 p. :
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1795992M
LC Control Number89196510

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