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Sleeper, John Sherburne 1794-1878

Overview
Works: 19 works in 98 publications in 1 language and 1,217 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humor  Newspapers  Trials, litigation, etc  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ3.S6323, 813
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Sherburne Sleeper
Jack in the forecastle, or, Incidents in the early life of Hawser Martingale by John Sherburne Sleeper( Book )

25 editions published between 1860 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salt water bubbles, or, Life on the wave by John Sherburne Sleeper( Book )

10 editions published between 1854 and 1857 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

28 stories about life at sea
Tales of the ocean, and essays for the forecastle : containing matters and incidents humorous, pathetic, romantic, and sentimental by John Sherburne Sleeper( Book )

25 editions published between 1840 and 1857 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Rowland. A tale of the sea by John Sherburne Sleeper( Book )

8 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exeter news-letter, and Rockingham probate advertiser( )

in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean adventures : or, Cabin and forecastle yarns of thrilling incidents by John Sherburne Sleeper( Book )

6 editions published between 1854 and 1859 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book collects many humorous and dramatic seafaring stories from the 19th century and earlier
Tales of the ocean, and essays for the forecastle containing matters and incidents humorous, pathetic, romantic and sentimental by Hawser Martingale( Book )

2 editions published between 1840 and 1874 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address delivered before the Agricultural Society of Westborough and vicinity, at Westborough, October the 6th, 1841 by John Sherburne Sleeper( Book )

2 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial for libel before the Supreme Judicial Court, April 25, 1838 : Chief Justice Shaw, presiding : Azell Snow, vs. John Ford and John S. Sleeper by John Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1838 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirate of Cape St. Antonio: and other forecastle yarns by John Sherburne Sleeper( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Deadeye and the Anaconda : yarns of the sea by John Sherburne Sleeper( Book )

2 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of the ocean, and essays for the forecastle : containing matters and incidents humorous by John Sherburne Sleeper( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tales of the ocean, and essays for the forecastle;containing matters and by John Sherburne Sleeper( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by John Sherburne Sleeper( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection consists of four of his sea stories, presumably written in his hand. All have corrections. The longest story is A Sailor's Legacy or Scenes on the Quarter Deck. This manuscript includes a preface with a detailed table of contents and chapters IV-XXVII (the final chapter). There are three shorter stories: The Spanish Pirate or Scenes on the Coast of Cuba; Old Norman, the Sailor Hermit; and Kate Morrison, the Sailor's Daughter. Evidently these were to be published together under the collective title The Black Flag or Three Stories Illustrating Different Phases of Piracy
 
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Audience level: 0.66 (from 0.55 for Bill Deade ... to 0.99 for John Sherb ...)

Alternative Names

controlled identityMartingale, Hawser, 1794-1878

John Sherburne Sleeper American politician

John Sherburne Sleeper personnalité politique américaine

Martingale, Hawser 1794-1878

Languages
English (97)