New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 1960. Reissue of 1938 original. Hardcover. VG+ contents; a hint of fading to cloth at spots.. Blue cloth/boards. Gilt lettering. Decorative end papers. No dj. 179 pp. with 214 bw figures. The end papers reproduce two facing pages from the logbook of the whaler Royal William, dated 1834. Divided into 3 sections: Whaleships and Whaling, with 7 different chapters of textual information; Illustrations; and Whaleship Plans and Specs. Very interesting information on a fascinating part of maritime history.
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