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Inventory of Whaling Manuscripts in Public Collections  

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Whaling Logbooks and Journals 1613-1927: An Inventory of Manuscript Records in Public Collections

Sherman, Stuart C.(compiler)

New York

Garland Publishing



pp: xiv, 469; frontispiece map. Has indices by port, by master and keeper, by year, and by whaling ground, with a guide to repositories. 10.25" x 7". Revised and edited by Judith M. Downey and Virginia M. Adams, New Bedford Whaling Museum. Pictorial cloth. First Edition.

Contains 5,018 entries, covering holdings in 82 libraries and other repositories. Laid in are six typewritten pages of missing dates for some 75 entries relating to Mystic Seaport Museum logbooks, compiled subsequent to publication. [This copy has the cartographic bookplate and signature of Honore Forster, author of The South Sea Whaler and other works on whaling.]

Donated by R. & A. Petrilla, Roosevelt, NY.

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