Whaling and Fishing

By Nordhoff, Charles

SKU# 13790

$ 235.00

Pp. x, 383; frontispiece plate. Publisher’s elaborately blind-stamped cloth, spine is lettered in gilt and with large gilt decoration at the center of the front and rear covers, brown clay-coated endpapers, sm 8vo (6 ¾ inches x 4 ¾ inches). A rare early North American work on whaling. Bookplate from the “House of Belt” on the front endpaper. Signatures of Harvey Childs Nelson and Elmer G. Fitzgerald on the blank front endpaper.

Publisher Moore, Wilstach, Keys and Co.
Publisher Place Cincinnati
Date Published 1856
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First
Number of Volumes
Reprint No
Condition Very Good
Condition Description Spine cloth is a bit dull and shows some rubbing, contents and front and rear covers are bright and clean; overall about very good.
Limited Edition