Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938. Intro. by Robert Cushman Murphy. plates, some in color. 4to, red cloth, edges of corners lightly worn and lightly bumped, front cover very lightly soiled, plates at end are slightly wavy. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938. Popular edition and second edition.
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Three b/w Illus. and 2 diagrams. 60pp., 8vo, pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled. N.p., no date. 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.
New York: Henry Holt, 1932. 8vo, original green cloth, lacks front flyleaf, ex-lib with usual markings. New York: Henry Holt, (1932).
Vienna: Carl Gerold's Son, 1900. Lithograph with original color. Sheet measures 28" x 38.5". This lovely 1900 lithograph after artist Jos. Fleishmann Wien was published by Carl Gerold's Son. It features a whaling scene with a Greenland whale in the Arctic Ocean. A whaling ship and a fishing boat can be seen in the background. In the right backround we see another whale among floating Icebergs and sea gulls. The print by Albert Berger and was part of the Zoology...
Fairhaven: Edward J. Lefkowicz, 1983. 12 color plates by William Gilkerson, text Illus. viii, 48pp. Oblong elephant folio, publisher's 1/2 blue leather with blue cloth. Fairhaven: Edward J. Lefkowicz, 1983. Limited First Edition. Fine Laid in loose, without the separate portfolio cloth binding, are an additional 12 color lithographed plates which are duplicates of the plates in the book by William Gilkerson. Each duplicate is signed by the artist in pencil. This book is number 309 of 400 copies with...
New York: Appleton, 1929. 8vo, blue cloth, cloth lightly soiled. New York: D. Appleton, 1929.
New York: 1979. Profusely illustrated. 160pp. Folio, cloth, d.w. New York, n.d. (circa 1979).
New York: Universe Books, 1980. Illus. 8vo, blue cloth. New York: Universe Books, (1980). Very good.
New York: Weybright and Talley, 1975. Illus. 8vo, original blue cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, ex-lib with usual markings. New York: Weybright and Talley, (1975). A blue whale's journey.
New York: Norton, 1960. Over 200 illus. 4to, blue cloth, d.w. chipped and soiled, head of cloth spine faded, edge of a cloth corner worn. New York: Norton, (1960).
illus. 4to, cloth, d.w.; (d.w. soiled, otherwise vg). Dublin, NH: Yankee Books, (1987).
Salem: Marine Research Society, 1925. With an Account of the Whale Fishery in Colonial New England. Many Illus. 446pp. 4to, original green buckram, cloth dampstained, spine faded from sun exposure, corners bumped, margin of half-title, Frontis., and title page lightly dampstained. Salem: Marine Research Society, 1925.
New York: Frederick Stokes, 1932. 21 plates, map. 284pp. 8vo, original gray cloth, spine ends lightly worn, cloth soiled, ex-lib with pencil numbers on copyright page. New York: Frederick Stokes, 1932.
New York: Knopf, 1980. 102 black-and-white illustrations and 24 pages in color. 202pp. 4to, black cloth, d.w. dampstained on blank side, cloth lightly dampstained. New York: Knopf, 1980.
Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1971. Ed. by Curtis Dahl. Illus. 8vo, black boards, d.w. torn, ex-lib with usual markings. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, (1971).
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1938. Ed. by Leslie Dalrymple Stair. 8vo, silver cloth, spine ends and edges of corners rubbed. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1938.
New Milford: Flayderman, 1973. Edited by R.L. Wilson. Numerous black & white photographic illustrations. 305 pages. Small 4to, white-lettered gray cloth, chipped & worn d.w. New Milford: Flayderman, (1973). Second printing. A near fine copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
Sharon: Kendall Whaling Museum, 1985. relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century. Frontis. 4to, gray cloth, first blank page soiled, otherwise very good. Sharon, MA: Kendall Whaling Museum, 1985.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007. Many color Illus. 64pp. 4to, pictorial boards, d.w. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007. Juvenile Edition. Near Fine History of a fictional village with an emphasis on whaling.
London: Elliot Stock, 1924. with 67 black and white illustrations from original photographs by the author. 112 pages, slim 4to, gilt stamped forest green cloth (only light wear. Previous owner's plate and description on front attached endpaper, offsetting onto free endpapers). A very good(+) copy. Revised and enlarged edition.
New York: 1932. Introduction by William McFee. Profusely illustrated by the author. 126pp. 4to, pictorial beige cloth, spine darkened. New York, (1932). Very good (+).
Mystic: Marine Historical Association, 1960. Illus. 4to, pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled. Mystic: Marine Historical Association, 1960.
New York: Dutton, 1981. Color and b/w Illus. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. New York: Dutton, (1981).
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1978. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. London: Adam & Charles Black, (1978). Very good.
1975. Illus. 8vo, pr. wrs. N.p., 1975. Near Fine.