CRUISE OF THE CACHALOT. ROUND THE WORLD AFTER SPERM WHALES
Publisher: London:Smith Elder and Co.
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: No jacket
Edition: 1st edition
London:Smith Elder and Co. 1898. 1st edition. xx+379pp. Illustrated with 8 plates and a folding map. Hardcover. Blue boards rubbed along hinges with light soiling and shelfwear to edges and edge points. Internally, a previous owners inscription on the top of the half title but otherwise pages clean. The binding is slightly cocked but still tight with both front and rear hinges cracked. Overall in near very good condition. *A first edition of the author's first book, depicting a whaling expedition from a seaman's perspective.