Whale Ships and Whaling: A Pictorial History of Whaling during Three Centuries, with an Account of the Whale Fishery in Colonial New England.
Description: 207 plates. 4to, cloth. Reprint, N.Y.: Argosy-Antiquarian, 1967. Fine. A most comprehensive pictorial survey showing whale ships of all periods. Rare and unique prints from the Allan Forbes collection of whaling pictures, and other notable collections are here admirably reproduced in full page. Public archives and contemporary newspaper accounts have been drawn upon as well as the research of local historians such as Alexander Starbuck. A mine of whaling lore and an important work of reference. Howes D-439. One of 750 copies.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 66410