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The Yankee Whaler

Ashley, Clifford W.

Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1926
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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This is the limited first edition one of 1625 issued, with an introduction by Robert Cushman Murphy and a preface to the pictures by Zephaniah W. Pease (author of "The Catalpa Expedition". No internal writing or marks. Pictorial whaling chase scenes on the endpapers. Color and B&W plates throughout. The author also wrote The Ashley Book of Knots and plates from this monumental work are included at the end of this volume as well as dozens of the author's whaling illustrations and photos of whaling artifacts. An important glossary of whaling terms pgs 125-149. Tan cloth spine binding. Gilt top edge. Written in 1926 as the American Whaling Era approached its nadir. Heavy book, additional postage on international shipping will apply. Bookseller Inventory # 015668

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Title: The Yankee Whaler

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition Limited Issue

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