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Manuscript Log of the Whaling Barque Marcella , April 5, 1847 to February 14, 1850

Auction:
3022M
Lot:
287
Sold for:
$4,182$3,400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3022M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Manuscript Log of the Whaling Barque Marcella, April 5, 1847 to February 14, 1850, commanded by W.H. Worth sailing from New Bedford, Massachusetts, the log records the daily positions, weather, whale sightings and kills along the voyage, with numerous whale stamps, marbled boards, approx. 192 pages of text, ht. 13 1/2, wd. 8 3/8 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

New Bedford, Balaenidae, Baleen whales, Whaling in the United States, Whaling ships

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