• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 188

    [WHALING]. LAY, William and Cyrus M. HUSSEY. Narrative of the Mutiny on Board the Ship Globe, of Nantucket in the Pacific Ocean, Jan. 1824. New London, 1828. 8o. Contemporary sheep. FIRST EDITION. -- MACY, Obed. The History of Nantucket. Mansfield, 1880. 8o. Map and illustrations. Original cloth. Second edition. -- [HART, Joseph C.]. Miriam Coffin, or The Whale-Fisherman: A Tale. New York, 1834. 2 volumes, 12o. Original cloth. FIRST EDITION. -- PICKERING, H.J. A Concise, yet Perfect Detail of the Sperm Whale Fishery. New York, 1835. 8o. Original wrappers, uncut; quarter morocco slipcase. -- Memorandums, Tables and Schedule of Articles Comprising the Outfit for a Whaling Voyage. New Bedford, n.d. [ca 1880]. 12o. Later wrappers. -- New Bedford, Fairhaven and Dartmouth Signal Book. New Bedford, 1855. 8o. Hand-colored illustrations of signal flags. Contemporary quarter calf, cloth boards. -- NORTHRUP, Judd. 'Sconset Cottage Life: A Summer on Nantucket Island. New York, 1881. 8o. Frontispiece portrait. Original cloth. Together 7 works in 8 volumes, condition varies. (8)

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    [WHALING]. LAY, William and Cyrus M. HUSSEY. Narrative of the Mutiny on Board the Ship Globe, of Nantucket in the Pacific Ocean, Jan. 1824. New London, 1828. 8o. Contemporary sheep. FIRST EDITION. -- MACY, Obed. The History of Nantucket. Mansfield, 1880. 8o. Map and illustrations. Original cloth. Second edition. -- [HART, Joseph C.]. Miriam Coffin, or The Whale-Fisherman: A Tale. New York, 1834. 2 volumes, 12o. Original cloth. FIRST EDITION. -- PICKERING, H.J. A Concise, yet Perfect Detail of the Sperm Whale Fishery. New York, 1835. 8o. Original wrappers, uncut; quarter morocco slipcase. -- Memorandums, Tables and Schedule of Articles Comprising the Outfit for a Whaling Voyage. New Bedford, n.d. [ca 1880]. 12o. Later wrappers. -- New Bedford, Fairhaven and Dartmouth Signal Book. New Bedford, 1855. 8o. Hand-colored illustrations of signal flags. Contemporary quarter calf, cloth boards. -- NORTHRUP, Judd. 'Sconset Cottage Life: A Summer on Nantucket Island. New York, 1881. 8o. Frontispiece portrait. Original cloth. Together 7 works in 8 volumes, condition varies. (8)


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