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The South Sea Whaler

By William Henry Giles Kingston
  • ISBN Code: : 1465596062
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
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The Champion was a South Sea whaler of about four hundred tons burden; with a crew, including Mr Andrew Lawrie, the surgeon, of fifty officers and men. The chief object of the voyage was the capture of the sperm whale,Ñwhich creature is found in various parts of the Pacific Ocean; but as the war in which England had been engaged since the commencement of the century was not over, she carried eight guns, which would serve to defend her both against civilised enemies and the savage inhabitants of the islands she was likely to visit. The usual license for carrying guns, or ÒLetters of Marque,Ó had been obtained for her by the owners; she was thus able not only to defend herself, but to attack and capture, if she could, any vessels of the enemy she might meet with. Captain Tredeagle, being a peace-loving man, had no intention of exercising this privilege,Ñhis only wish being to dispose of the ventures he carried, and to obtain by honest exertions a full cargo of sperm oil. Walter and Alice waved their hands to the old pilot, as his little vessel, close-hauled, stood away towards the mouth of the river. It seemed to them that in parting from him the last link which bound them to their native land was severed. They left many friends behind them; but it was their fatherÕs wish that they should accompany him, and they eagerly looked forward to the pleasure of seeing the beautiful islands they were likely to visit, and witnessing the strange sights they expected to meet with during the voyage.

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  • Total of Pages : 395
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 300
  • Pdf File: antarctic-sector-of-the-pacific.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Antarctic Sector of the Pacific covers the area between Australia and South America south of about 45°S. The region comprises about 6% of the Earth's surface and is amongst the most remote, hostile and least studied of the world's oceans. The scientific importance of the region is derived from its role in the reconstruction of Gondwanaland, its influence on Pacific climate and palaeoclimate and its biological productivity. No systematic surveys of the region have been undertaken since the work of the U.S.N.S. Eltanin (1962-1972). The comprehensive reassessment of whale stocks by the International Whaling Commission in 1990 and problems with ratification of the Antarctic Minerals Regime attest to the importance of Antarctic matters at present. The book will stimulate scientific activity in the region and serve as a handbook for future research. It should also appeal to oceanographers and Polar scientists.

TALES OF THE SEA: 12 Maritime Adventure Novels in One Volume (Illustrated)

By James Fenimore Cooper
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8075832590
  • Total of Pages : 5079
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 372
  • Pdf File: tales-of-the-sea.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This carefully edited collection of maritime adventure novels has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of Contents: Novels: The Pilot: A Tale of the Sea The Red Rover: A Tale The Water-Witch: The Skimmer of the Seas Homeward Bound: The Chase (A Tale of the Sea) Home as Found: Sequel to Homeward Bound Mercedes of Castile: The Voyage to Cathay The Two Admirals The Wing-and-Wing: Le Feu-Follet (Jack o Lantern) Afloat and Ashore: A Sea Tale Miles Wallingford: Sequel to Afloat and Ashore Jack Tier: The Florida Reefs The Sea Lions: The Lost Sealers Biography: Ned Myers: A Life before the Mast James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) was a prolific and popular American writer of the early 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. Before embarking on his career as a writer, Cooper served in the U.S. Navy as a Midshipman, which greatly influenced many of his novels and other writings. The novel that launched his career was The Spy, a tale about counterespionage set during the Revolutionary War. He also wrote numerous sea stories, and his best-known works are five historical novels of the frontier period known as the Leatherstocking Tales. Among his most famous works is the Romantic novel The Last of the Mohicans, often regarded as his masterpiece.

The Crossing

By Kathy Watson
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  • Publisher : Headline
  • Book Code : 1472236149
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 523
  • Pdf File: the-crossing.pdf

Book Short Summary:

*Now a Major Film* On the night of 24 August 1875 Matthew Webb, a 27-year-old British Navy captain, launched himself into the English Channel at Dover. Twenty-one hours and 45 minutes later he became the first man to swim the English Channel. In this acclaimed biography, Kathy Watson shows how Captain Webb was instrumental in bringing the sport of swimming into the modern era. It is also a study of the Victorian drive to push back the boundaries of endurance. In THE CROSSING, Watson uses this great British eccentric's extraordinary life as a springboard to explore themes of obsession and failure and the emerging force of the media, and swimming's place in our psyche.

ON THE EDGE OF THE CLIFF – The Complete Ballantyne Action Series

By R. M. Ballantyne
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 14649
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 374
  • Pdf File: on-the-edge-of-the-cliff-the-complete-ballantyne-action-series.pdf

Book Short Summary:

e-artnow presents to you this unique action & adventure collection with sea adventure novels, western classics, historical thrillers, treasure hunt tales, war stories. Table of Contents: The Coral Island Snowflakes and Sunbeams (The Young Fur Traders) Ungava Martin Rattler The Dog Crusoe and his Master The World of Ice The Gorilla Hunters The Golden Dream The Red Eric Away in the Wilderness Fighting the Whales The Wild Man of the West Fast in the Ice Gascoyne The Lifeboat Chasing the Sun Freaks on the Fells The Lighthouse Fighting The Flames Silver Lake Deep Down Shifting Winds Hunting the Lions Over the Rocky Mountains Saved by the Lifeboat Erling the Bold The Battle and the Breeze The Cannibal Islands Lost in the Forest Digging for Gold Sunk at Sea The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands The Iron Horse The Norsemen in the West The Pioneers Black Ivory Life in the Red Brigade Fort Desolation The Pirate City The Story of the Rock Rivers of Ice Under the Waves The Settler and the Savage In the Track of the Troops Jarwin and Cuffy Philosopher Jack Post Haste The Lonely Island The Red Man's Revenge My Doggie and I The Giant of the North The Madman and the Pirate The Battery and the Boiler The Thorogood Family The Young Trawler Dusty Diamonds, Cut and Polished Twice Bought The Island Queen The Rover of the Andes The Prairie Chief The Lively Poll Red Rooney The Big Otter The Fugitives Blue Lights The Middy and the Moors The Eagle Cliff The Crew of the Water Wagtail Blown to Bits The Garret and the Garden Jeff Benson Charlie to the Rescue The Coxswain's Bride The Buffalo Runners The Hot Swamp Hunted and Harried The Walrus Hunters Wrecked but not Ruined Six Months at the Cape Memoirs: Personal Reminiscences in Book Making

On the Northwest

By Robert Lloyd Webb
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Book Code : 0774843152
  • Total of Pages : 441
  • Category : History
  • Members : 212
  • Pdf File: on-the-northwest.pdf

Book Short Summary:

On the Northwest is the first complete history of commercial whaling in the Pacific Northwest from its shadowy origins in the late 1700s to its demise in western Canada in 1967. Whaling in the eastern North Pacific represented a century and a half of exploration and exploitation which involved the entrepreneurs, merchants, politicians, and seamen of a dozen nations.

THE WAYS OF THE WILD WEST – The Best Ballantyne Westerns

By R. M. Ballantyne
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 2482
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 214
  • Pdf File: the-ways-of-the-wild-west-the-best-ballantyne-westerns.pdf

Book Short Summary:

R. M. Ballantyne is best known for his westerns. As a young boy Ballantyne spent few years on American continent learning the local customs, trading for fur with Native Americans, sleighing and canoeing across the America. These experiences served as a source for his western novels that span from cowboy tales and gold mining stories to tales from Canadian wilderness. Content: Snowflakes and Sunbeams (The Young Fur Traders) The Dog Crusoe and his Master The Golden Dream Away in the Wilderness The Wild Man of the West Silver Lake Over the Rocky Mountains Digging for Gold The Pioneers Fort Desolation The Red Man's Revenge The Prairie Chief Charlie to the Rescue The Buffalo Runners Wrecked but not Ruined

Charlie to the Rescue

By R. M. Ballantyne
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : VM eBooks
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 246
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 614
  • Pdf File: charlie-to-the-rescue.pdf

Book Short Summary:

CHAPTER ONE. INTRODUCES THE HERO. CHAPTER TWO. THE SHIPWRECK. CHAPTER THREE. "IT'S AN ILL WIND THAT BLAWS NAEBODY GUID." CHAPTER FOUR. DRIFTING ON THE ROCKS. CHAPTER FIVE. ALL THINGS TO ALL MEN. CHAPTER SIX. DISASTER, STARVATION, AND DEATH. CHAPTER SEVEN. ADRIFT ON THE SEA. CHAPTER EIGHT. INGRATITUDE. CHAPTER NINE. SHANK REVEALS SOMETHING MORE OF HIS CHARACTER. CHAPTER TEN. HOME-COMING AND UNEXPECTED SURPRISES. CHAPTER ELEVEN. TELLS OF HAPPY MEETINGS AND SERIOUS CONSULTATIONS. CHAPTER TWELVE. CHANGES THE SCENE CONSIDERABLY! CHAPTER THIRTEEN. HUNKY BEN IS SORELY PERPLEXED. CHAPTER FOURTEEN. THE HAUNT OF THE OUTLAWS. CHAPTER FIFTEEN. LOST AND FOUND. CHAPTER SIXTEEN. FRIENDS AND FOES--PLOTS AND COUNTERPLOTS--THE RANCH IN DANGER. CHAPTER SEVENTEEN. THE ALARM AND PREPARATIONS FOR DEFENCE. CHAPTER EIGHTEEN. DEFENCE OF THE RANCH OF ROARING BULL. CHAPTER NINETEEN. THE RESCUE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES. CHAPTER TWENTY. JAKE THE FLINT IN DIFFICULTIES. CHAPTER TWENTY ONE. TELLS OF A CRUEL DEED, AND SHOWS HOW MYSTERIOUSLY HUNKY BEN BEHAVED. CHAPTER TWENTY TWO. The Cave of the Outlaws Invaded by Ghosts and US Troops. CHAPTER TWENTY THREE. THE TROOPS OUTWITTED BY THE SCOUT AND HIS FRIENDS. CHAPTER TWENTY FOUR. THE MEETING OF OLD FRIENDS IN CURIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES. CHAPTER TWENTY FIVE. SHOWS HOW THE SEAMAN WAS SENT ON A DELICATE MISSION AND HOW HE FARED. CHAPTER TWENTY SIX. TREATS OF VARIOUS INTERESTING MATTERS, AND TELLS OF NEWS FROM HOME. CHAPTER TWENTY SEVEN. HUNKY BEN AND CHARLIE GET BEYOND THEIR DEPTH, AND BUCK TOM GETS BEYOND RECALL. CHAPTER TWENTY EIGHT. CHASE, CAPTURE, AND END OF JAKE THE FLINT. CHAPTER TWENTY NINE. THEY RETURN TO THE RANCH OF ROARING BULL, WHERE SOMETHING SERIOUS HAPPENS TO DICK DARVALL. CHAPTER THIRTY. CHANGES THE SCENE SOMEWHAT VIOLENTLY, AND SHOWS OUR HERO IN A NEW LIGHT. CHAPTER THIRTY ONE. FAILURE AND A NEW SCENT. CHAPTER THIRTY TWO. SUCCESS AND FUTURE PLANS. CHAPTER THIRTY THREE. SWEETWATER BLUFF. CHAPTER THIRTY FOUR. The Last.

The Wild Man of the Wild West

By R. M. Ballantyne
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 2482
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 359
  • Pdf File: the-wild-man-of-the-wild-west.pdf

Book Short Summary:

R. M. Ballantyne is best known for his westerns. As a young boy Ballantyne spent few years on American continent learning the local customs, trading for fur with Native Americans, sleighing and canoeing across the America. These experiences served as a source for his western novels that span from cowboy tales and gold mining stories to tales from Canadian wilderness._x000D_ Content:_x000D_ Snowflakes and Sunbeams (The Young Fur Traders)_x000D_ The Dog Crusoe and his Master_x000D_ The Golden Dream_x000D_ Away in the Wilderness_x000D_ The Wild Man of the West_x000D_ Silver Lake_x000D_ Over the Rocky Mountains _x000D_ Digging for Gold_x000D_ The Pioneers_x000D_ Fort Desolation_x000D_ The Red Man's Revenge_x000D_ The Prairie Chief_x000D_ Charlie to the Rescue_x000D_ The Buffalo Runners_x000D_ Wrecked but not Ruined

The Best Ballantyne Westerns

By R. M. Ballantyne
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 2482
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 261
  • Pdf File: the-best-ballantyne-westerns.pdf

Book Short Summary:

R. M. Ballantyne is best known for his westerns. As a young boy Ballantyne spent few years on American continent learning the local customs, trading for fur with Native Americans, sleighing and canoeing across the America. These experiences served as a source for his western novels that span from cowboy tales and gold mining stories to tales from Canadian wilderness. Content: Snowflakes and Sunbeams (The Young Fur Traders) The Dog Crusoe and his Master The Golden Dream Away in the Wilderness The Wild Man of the West Silver Lake Over the Rocky Mountains Digging for Gold The Pioneers Fort Desolation The Red Man's Revenge The Prairie Chief Charlie to the Rescue The Buffalo Runners Wrecked but not Ruined

The Essential Works of R. M. Ballantyne

By R. M. Ballantyne
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 15441
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 820
  • Pdf File: the-essential-works-of-r-m-ballantyne.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Musaicum Books presents to you this meticulously edited R. M. Ballantyne collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of contents: Novels: The Coral Island Snowflakes and Sunbeams (The Young Fur Traders) Ungava Martin Rattler The Dog Crusoe and his Master The World of Ice The Gorilla Hunters The Golden Dream The Red Eric Away in the Wilderness Fighting the Whales The Wild Man of the West Fast in the Ice Gascoyne The Lifeboat Chasing the Sun Freaks on the Fells The Lighthouse Fighting The Flames Silver Lake Deep Down Shifting Winds Hunting the Lions Over the Rocky Mountains Saved by the Lifeboat Erling the Bold The Battle and the Breeze The Cannibal Islands Lost in the Forest Digging for Gold Sunk at Sea The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands The Iron Horse The Norsemen in the West The Pioneers Black Ivory Life in the Red Brigade Fort Desolation The Pirate City The Story of the Rock Rivers of Ice Under the Waves The Settler and the Savage In the Track of the Troops Jarwin and Cuffy Philosopher Jack Post Haste The Lonely Island The Red Man's Revenge My Doggie and I The Giant of the North The Madman and the Pirate The Battery and the Boiler The Thorogood Family The Young Trawler Dusty Diamonds, Cut and Polished Twice Bought The Island Queen The Rover of the Andes The Prairie Chief The Lively Poll Red Rooney The Big Otter The Fugitives Blue Lights The Middy and the Moors The Eagle Cliff The Crew of the Water Wagtail Blown to Bits The Garret and the Garden Jeff Benson Charlie to the Rescue The Coxswain's Bride The Buffalo Runners The Hot Swamp Hunted and Harried The Walrus Hunters Wrecked but not Ruined Children's Books: Three Little Kittens The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast Mister Fox The Life of a Ship My Mother Other Works: The Hudson's Bay Company Handbook to the new Goldfields Up in the Clouds: Balloon Voyages Man on the Ocean: A Book about Boats and Ships The Ocean and its Wonders Six Months at the Cape Battles with the Sea Memoirs: Personal Reminiscences in Book Making