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William Gilkerson
American Whalers in the Western Arctic The Final Epoch Of The Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet
Edward J. Lefkowicz, Inc.,, Fairhaven, Mass, 1983. Limited Edition Fine in 1/4 blue niger leather and buckram cloth with silver colored text stamped on the spine and on the front board. A folio of 15 1/8 by 19 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of only 320 copies which are quarter bound and have the extra suite of plates. This copy is identified as number 158 and signed by the author/artist on the limitation page at the rear of the book. Contained within this copy is the extra suite of twelve plates contained within heavy paper wrapper. Each plate is signed in pencil by the artist without a limitation number. 48 pages of text and illustrated with line art and color lithographic plates followed by the limitation page. An exquisite copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. [Attributes: Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA [Deep River, CT, U.S.A.]
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