Whale Ships and Whaling: A Pictorial History of Whaling During Three Centuries, With an Account of the Whale Fishery in Colonial New England
by Dow, George Francis and Frank Wood
Salem, Massachusetts: Marine Research Society, 1925. Original. Hardcover. Good+ (Tight and mostly clean but for a few minor smudges to some pages; spotting to page edges when closed; a small tear at bottom of page 151-152; and light general shelf wear to covers). Green cloth/boards. Gilt lettering. Decorative end papers. xii + 447 pp. with bw frontis and 207 bw illus. Begins with 40 pages of text, consisting of an introduction by Frank Wood and a substantial essay by George Francis Dow. This is followed by 207 BW plate pages of illustrations, along with an index. A book all about whales, whaling, whalers, Jonah and the Whale, etc. A visual feast of whaling ships.
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