Whaling and Fishing
By Nordhoff, Charles
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.|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
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|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.|