The Cruise of the Cachalot: Round the World after Sperm Whales

By: BULLEN, Frank T. (author); SCHAEFFER, Mead (illustrations)

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


First edition of this account of a whaling ship's round-the-world voyage to the South Seas from its base in New Bedford, Massachusetts and back, written by one of its crew members. With 8 striking illustrations by Mead Scheaffer on color plates, plus a few stray black & white illustrations, a second pictorial title page and color endpapers, likely by Scheaffer. With a map of the voyage. --- In black cloth-covered boards with decorations, illustrations and titling in gilt on cover; blindstamped spine titling (once likely in gilt). Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With a tear to cloth at head of spine, some looseness to the binding and with small tears and specks of soiling to a few leaves. Gift notation to title page and a few other small markings in pencil.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xix, 301 pages

Title: The Cruise of the Cachalot: Round the World after Sperm Whales

Author Name: BULLEN, Frank T. (author); SCHAEFFER, Mead (illustrations)

Categories: >>Illustrated Classics, >>Travel / Exploration / Adventure,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 81275