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Lot #354
Sold For$160.00(hammer price)
 $192.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedAugust 24, 2018


Eight hardcover books and thirteen softcover books/pamphlets. Includes: 1) History of the American Whale Fishery by Alexander Starbuck. Two vols. in slipcase. 2) Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders, Whales and Whalemen by E. Norman Flayderman. 3) John F. Kennedy Scrimshaw Collector by Clares Barnes, Jr. 4) Of Whales and Men by R.B. Robertson. 5) A Captain of the Vanished Fleet by Benjamin Sharp. 6) A Book of Ships by Charles Mitchell. 7) Whale Ships and Whaling by Albert Cook Church. 8) The Whale. 9) 1931 issue of The Mariner. 10) Figureheads & Ship Carvings at Mystic Seaport by Edouard A. Stackpole. 11) Disasters on Devil's Bridge by George A. Hough, Jr. 12) The Long Arctic Search: The Narrative of Lieutenant Frederick Schwatka, U.S.A.. 13) Scrimshaw Folk Art of the Whalers by Walter K. Earle. 14) The Story of the Last of the Old Whalers Charles W. Morgan" compiled by Marion Dickerman. 15) The Yankee Scrimshanders by Fredrika Alexander Burrows. 16-17) Two copies of Whales, Whaling and Whalecraft by Paul Giambarba. 18) Whale Fishery of New England. 19-21) Pamphlets "Sketches of Yankee Whaling" Nos. 1, 2 and 3."


Generally well preserved.

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