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Antique Bronze Nautical / Whaling Bookends "a Dead Whale Or A Stove Boat" For Sale
TheseBeautiful Antique Bronze Bookends were made by the Philadelphia Manufacturing Co. USA.The Vintage Bronze Bookends arebased on the 1913 sculpture "Whaleman's Memorial Statue" located at theNew Bedford Whaling National Historical Park in New Bedford, Connecticut.The inscription"A Dead Whale or a Stove Boat,"is taken from Herman Melville's Moby Dickand means get a whale or die trying and many many whalers did just that, die trying!
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Antique Bronze Nautical / Whaling Bookends "a Dead Whale Or A Stove Boat": $82