Idylls of the Sea, and Other Marine Sketches by Frank Thomas Bullen

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Author Bullen, Frank Thomas, 1857-1915
Author of introduction, etc. Strachey, John St. Loe, 1860-1927
Title Idylls of the Sea, and Other Marine Sketches
Contents Idylls of the sea: The passing of Peter. The loss of the first-born. A true shark-story. The slaver. The cruise of the 'Daisy.' 'Running the Easting down.' In the crow's nest. The birth of an island. A submarine earthquake. The silent warfare of the submarine world. An effect of refraction. A waking nightmare. The derelict -- Studies in marine natural history: Some oceanic birds. The Kraken. Concerning sharks. Flying-fish catching at Barbados. Unconventional fishing. Devil-fish. Of turtle -- Other sketches: 'Hovelling.' The loss of the 'St. George.' The truth about the Merchant Service. Cancer Cay. A nineteenth-century Jonah. The tragical tale of the boomerang pig. A day on the Solander whaling-ground. Sea-elephants at home. An interview. Up a waterspout.
Credits MWS, Charlie Howard, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive/Canadian Libraries)
Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject Sea stories
Subject Seafaring life
Subject Marine animals
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EBook-No. 64161
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Oct 10, 2022
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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