A Few Observations on the Natural History of the Sperm Whale, with an Account of the Rise and Progress of the Fishery, and of the Modes of Pursuing, Killing, and "Cutting In" that Animal, with a List of Its Favorite Places of Resort.

paperback. Three b/w Illus. and 2 diagrams. 60pp., 8vo, pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled. N.p., no date. very good(-).

Beale's book was Melville's main source of information on whaling. A facsimile of the London, 1835 edition. This copy is without a publisher or date. It is circa 1975.

Price: $75.00

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