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Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex, of Nantucket ... [title page].

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Names
Chase, Owen (Author)
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Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex, of Nantucket; which was attacked and finally destroyed by a large spermaceti-whale, in the Pacific ocean; with an account of the unparalleled sufferings of the captain and the crew ... in the years 1819 & 1820.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1821
Place Term: New-York
Publisher: Published by W.B. Gilley, J. Seymour printer
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KF 1821 (Chase, O. Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck)
Topics
Shipwrecks
Notes
Content : Supplied the original idea for Melville's Moby Dick.

Ownership: Lenox.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14125135
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14112464
UUID: 0c163250-c604-012f-dadc-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1821: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex, of Nantucket ... [title page]." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1821. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b890b86-d9cf-d991-e040-e00a18061b15

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex, of Nantucket ... [title page]." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b890b86-d9cf-d991-e040-e00a18061b15

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1821). Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex, of Nantucket ... [title page]. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b890b86-d9cf-d991-e040-e00a18061b15

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Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex, of Nantucket ... [title page].