The Whale, and the Dangers of Whaling

New Haven: S. Babcock, 1839.

A rare and early whaling chapbook describing the techniques and tools of the hunt. Concludes with tales of shipwreck amid fields and mountains of ice.

Item #1088

Duodecimo, original printed wrappers, frontispiece and illustrated title-page, vignettes throughout, 24 pages; rudimentary colouring of title vignette and frontispiece, a fair copy.

Price (AUD): $375.00  other currencies

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