Thursday, April 27, 2017

“The Voyage of the F.H. Moore” and Other 19th Century Whaling Accounts

March 2, 2017 by admin  
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“The Voyage of the F.H. Moore” and Other 19th Century Whaling Accounts In 1873, 21-year-old Sam Williams embarked on a whaling journey on the two-masted F.H. Moore–he steered one of the boats and threw the harpoon. He kept a personal log and reworked it into this never-before-published manuscript, now supplemented by additional research and relevant [...]

Gun Craft: Fine Guns and Gunmakers in the 21st Century

November 22, 2016 by admin  
Filed under Fun-books-biographies

Gun Craft: Fine Guns and Gunmakers in the 21st Century Gun Craft examines today’s artisanally made guns, as well as the craftsmen who make them. In it, the author takes the reader into the workshops and factories of the world’s best gunmakers, making their sometimes-arcane craft skills accessible and relevant to anyone who shoots, owns [...]

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