The Natural History of the Whale…
The Natural History of the Whale, with an Account of the Whale Fishery, and of Perils Attending its Prosecution

Concord, New Hampshire: Rufus Merrill, 1844.

Duodecimo, 24 pp., woodcut vignettes, recent plain wrappers.

New Hampshire whaling chapbook

Early chapbook on the American whaling industry, describing the types of whales and their respective yields in oil. Includes an abridged yet powerful description of the loss of the whaler Essex, accompanied by a detailed woodcut vignette of the vessel.

Early chapbook on the American whaling industry, describing the types of whales and their respective yields in oil. Includes an abridged yet powerful description of the loss of the whaler Essex, accompanied by a detailed woodcut vignette of the vessel.

Price (AUD): $375.00  other currencies     Ref: #4012375

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