Nimrod of the Sea; or, The American Whaleman
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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1874. Hardcover, 403 pages. In original green cloth binding w/gilt design of a whaler & his harpoons on the cover. Bears the stamp of Harry Lugenbeel on several pages & date 1957. Illust. with black & white drawings. Condition: GOOD. Some spine wear on cover, binding loose. A few pages detached or nearly detached, one torn. Otherwise pages in good condition, bright and clean, little to no foxing. --- Davis's story of his whaling voyage on the "Chelsea," 1834-1838, in which he visited the Galapagos Islands, Hawaii and the Japan Grounds. A rare and important book on the early history of American whaling. --- ***FREE Domestic Shipping***. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11760417888
Title: Nimrod of the Sea; or, The American Whaleman
Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers
Publication Date: 1874
Book Condition: Good
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