Thomas Welcome Roys, America's Pioneer of Modern Whaling

By: Schmitt, Frederick P.

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SIGNED by the Author, with an inscription; No Flaws or Blemishes; First Edition; First Printing; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. ---- a farm boy who went off to sea and eventually became a pioneer of modern whaling. Famous in his day for his daring, Roys life is virtually unknown to maritime historians in America, but his innovations and achievements are recognized in Norway as the bridge between antiquated sail ship whaling and the modern industrial whaling methods.

Title: Thomas Welcome Roys, America's Pioneer of Modern Whaling

Author Name: Schmitt, Frederick P.

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia, Univ of Virginia Press: 1980

ISBN Number: 0917376331

ISBN Number 13: 9780917376337

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003787

Keywords: Whaling,