J. Ross BROWNE. Etching of a Whaling Cruise, with notes of a Sojourn on the island of Zanzibar. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1846. 8° (228 x 148mm.). 8pp. publisher's advertisements. 13 plates (5 wood-engraved, 8 engraved), illustrations. (Some spotting and old light dampstaining.) Original cloth (spine faded and somewhat chipped). FIRST EDITION. Spence 197.
William B. WHITECAR. Four Years aboard the Whaleship, Embracing cruises in the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, and Antarctic Oceans, in the years 1855, '6, '7, '8, '9. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. and Trübner & Co of London, 1860. Small 8° (185 x 115mm.) Half-title. (Some light spotting.) Original cloth (spine rubbed).
And five others on whaling: W.S. SCORESBY. The Whaleman's Adventures in the Southern Ocean, London: 1850, 12°, original cloth; A.G. BENNETT. Whaling in the Antarctic, Edinburgh and London: 1931, 8°, original cloth; George Francis DOW. Whale Ships and Whaling, Salem, Mass.: 1935, 4°, original cloth, dust-jacket; J.F. BEANE. From Forecastle to Cabin, New York: 1905, 8°, original cloth; Clifford W. ASHBY. The Yankee Whaler, Boston and New York: 1926, large 4°, original cloth-backed boards). (7)