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Item Details

Lot #186
DepartmentBooks
Sold For$100.00(hammer price)
 $120.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 23, 2017

Description

(MARITIME: WHALING, ETC.)
Six books. 1-2) Two copies: Shoemaker, Elisabeth (ed.), Ships Logs and Captains Diaries of Old Cape Cod. Hyannis, Mass.: Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, 1937. Illus. Folio. Wraps. 3-4) Barbara Johnson Whaling Collection: Part I and Part III. N.Y.: Sotheby's, 1981 and 1983. Square Q. Wraps. 5) Melville, Herman, Cetology. N.Y.: Red Angel Press, 1973. Illus. Square Q. Half calf with paper boards. Deckled edges. 6) Davidson, A.S., Samuel Walters - The Marine Artist: Fifty Years of Sea, Sail & Steam. Great Britain: Jones-Sands Publishing, 1992. Folio. Blue boards. Dj.

Condition

All with light to moderate wear.
S. Walters - Good Condition
H. Melville - good condition, no dust jacket, slight wear to boards
Sotheby's Catalogs - OK condition with wear at the binding,
Log Books - both Logs intact with light rubbing and wear at bindings, staining at edges

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