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Four Years Aboard the Whaleship.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1860. xii-413 pp. “Embracing cruises in the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, and Antarctic Oceans, in the years 1855, ‘6, ‘7, ‘8, ‘9.” The author sailed from New Bedford on the whale ship “Pacific”. They touched on whaling grounds in the South Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania and then returned by the same route. According to Starbuck she returned with 934 barrels of sperm oil. Howes W-373, Jenkins p. 160, Forster 101. First edition of a scarce whaling title. Bound in original blindstamped cloth with gold spine lettering. Slight lean to spine. Light sunning and wear, some spotting on pages but a good copy.
      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
Last Found On: 2017-06-09           Check availability:      Biblio    

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