1916 Whaling Book The Real Story of the Whaler A. Hyatt Verrill, Photos & Illus.

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 28, 2015
  • Channel: Auction House

Fundraiser Item: All proceeds from this auction benefit the Mattapoisett Friends Meeting (Quaker Church) Restoration Fund.

Up for auction is this wonderful old 250 page book: The Real Story of the Whaler; A. Hyatt Verrill. Included are wonderful illustrations and photographs. I can not find any publication date or publisher page(s) (perhaps fallen out/lost ?). It might be a first edition since a second edition was published in 1923 and this book is i nscribed; John G. Dexter from William K. Covell Christmas 1916. Great historic book to reference the history of the whaling industry.

Appears to be in Fair to Good Condition for its age. The very thick paper pages have yellowed with age. It has some foxing/staining on pages throughout. One page is loose and can be seen in image 6. NOTE: There is no publication page/date - perhaps fallen out and lost so book might not be complete (just don't know). No bad odors . Please look at the photos closely and ask questions for condition issues that are important to you.

The book weighs close to 2 lbs. Will ship media mail to keep costs down. But will also provide additional shipping options.

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