The Yankee Whaler.
Ashley, Clifford W.
Houghton Mifflin, ( 1926), Boston
28 cm. xxiv, 379 pp. b/w and color plates.
First trade edition, a limited edition of 1625 copies, and one of the key books on American whaling. Still the best general source of whaling know-how, with Ashleys inimitable illustrations and much technical information on whaleships and whaling, as well as scrimshaw. Forster 160. A fine copy.