The Cruise of the "Cachalot" Round the World after Sperm Whales. Frank BULLEN.
The Cruise of the "Cachalot" Round the World after Sperm Whales.

The Cruise of the "Cachalot"…
The Cruise of the "Cachalot" Round the World after Sperm Whales.

London: Smith Elder, 1898.

Octavo, frontispiece and seven other plates and a folding map; in original blue cloth, with gilt vignette on upper board, quarter morocco case.

First edition of this ripping yarn, based on the author's experiences on board the Splendid of New Bedford, in whaling grounds off 'the Solanders, Vau Vau, South Pacific and Australian Gulf'.

First edition of this ripping yarn, based on the author's experiences on board the Splendid of New Bedford, in whaling grounds off 'the Solanders, Vau Vau, South Pacific and Australian Gulf'.
Rudyard Kipling wrote of Bullen's tale: 'It is immense, there is no other word. I've never read anything that equals it in its deep-sea wonder and mystery… It's a new world that you've opened the door to…'.
This is a fine copy in an attractive bookform slipcase.

Hill (2nd edn), 212; Wolff, 916.

Price (AUD): $1,750.00  other currencies     Ref: #3202193

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