1846 1st ed Etching of Whaling Cruise Fishing Africa Browne Melville Moby Dick

BROWNE, J Ross

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J Ross Browne was a 19th-century fisherman and whaler who, in 1842, joined an African whaling crew and began writing about his adventures. ‘Etchings of a Whaling Cruise’ became a widely read book and is known to have been the primary inspiration for Herman Melville’s famous novel ‘Moby Dick’.

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1846 1st ed Etching of Whaling Cruise Fishing Africa Browne Melville Moby Dick

 

First edition of the inspiration for ‘Moby Dick’!

 

J Ross Browne was a 19th-century fisherman and whaler who, in 1842, joined an African whaling crew and began writing about his adventures. ‘Etchings of a Whaling Cruise’ became a widely read book and is known to have been the primary inspiration for Herman Melville’s famous novel ‘Moby Dick’.

 

Item number: #5183

Price: $950

 

BROWNE, J Ross

 

Etchings of a whaling cruise with notes of a sojourn on the island of Zanzibar. To which is appended a brief history of the whale fishery …

 

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1846. First American edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages:
    • [xiii], 580
  • References: Sabin 8658; Howes B 877
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)

 

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5183

Categories

Literature

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

BROWNE, J Ross

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete