A republication of a narrative written by the harpooner in the ship Charles W. Morgan. 1840-1853, first presented in 1948. The publishers are withdrawing all earlier copies from the market. The new edition appears with a new introduction by the head of the Mystic Seaport Museum, (where the Charles W. Morgan resides), a new jacket, endpaper maps. Illus. as before by an unknown contemporary. Commented upon earlier as authentic, acute.