The Cruise of the “Cachalot” Round the World After Sperm Whales.
Bullen, Frank T.
D. Appleton, ( 1899), New York
20 cm., 379 pp. b/w plates, ills., map.
First American, “Authorized” edition of a classic whaling novel which takes second place only to “Moby Dick.” Like Melville, Bullen, drew on his own experience, having shipped on the “Splendid” of New Bedford on a whaling trip to the South Pacific. Jenkins, p. 85. Forster 329. Very good condition in publisher’s illustrated cloth binding.