Whaling & Ivory

AMERICAN SAILING CRAFTby Howard I. Chappelle. Bonanza, 1986. Hardcover. Reprint of 1936 original. D.J. Format: 6” x 9”. 239 pp. Condition: Fine.

THE CHARLES W. MORGANby Edouard A. Stackpole. Meredith Press, 1967. Hardback, gray cloth. D.J. Comprehensive history of a legendary wooden whaling ship during the “golden age” of whaling. Format: 7” x 10”. 179 pp. Condition: As new.

THE CHARLES W. MORGANby John F. Leavitt. Mystic Seaport Museum, 1973. Hardcover. Black cloth. D.J. History of the last surviving wooden whaleship. Interesting reading, profusely illustrated. Format: 7” x 10”. 131 pp. Condition: As new. Small tear in D.J.

HARPOONED: THE STORY OF WHALINGby Bill Spence. Crescent Books, 1980. Hardcover. Well-illustrated history of whaling from the days of the Basque and the Dutch to the last of the factory ships. Format: 8” x 10”. 192 pp. Condition: Fine +.

THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN SAILING SHIPSby Howard Chapelle. Bonanza, 1982. Hardcover. Illustrated. D.J. Format: 7 ½” x 10”. 400 pp. Condition: As new.

LOST SHIPS AND LONELY SEASby Ralph D. Paine. Century, 1921, 2nd printing. Color frontis, oil painting by F. J. Waugh. Blue cloth hardcover. Format: 6 Ό” x 9”. 412 pp. Condition: Stain on front cover, otherwise good.

THE SCRIMSHANDERby William Gilkerson. Revised ed. Troubador, 1978. Softcover. Gilkerson’s scrimshaw art is exceptional. Fun book to leaf through. Format: 8” x 10”. 120 pp. Condition: Fine.

by Norm Flayderman. Flayderman, 1972. Special deluxe edition #197 of 1,000 copies. D.J. Slipcase. Format: 8 ½” x 10 ½”. 305 pp. ± 450 illustrations. Condition: Fine.

SCRIMSHAW: A Traditional Folk Art, A Contemporary Craftby Leslie Linsley. Hawthorn, 1976. First edition. White cloth hardcover. D.J. Format: 8 ½” x 11”. 166 pp. Condition: Fine. D.J. has some rough edges.

SCRIMSHAW: THE WHALER'S LEGACYby Martha Lawrence. Schiffer, 1993. Hardcover, first edition. Format: 8 Ύ” x 11 Ό”. 225 pp. Condition: As new.

SHIPS FIGUREHEADSby Hanson & Hanson. Schiffer, 1991. Hardcover, D.J. First edition. Many photos, both color and black & white of ship’s figureheads, their history, and the sculptors who made them. Format: 6” x 9 Ό”. 128 pp. Condition: As new.

THE TALL SHIP IN ARTby Cross, Groves, Gardner, and others. Cassell, 1999. Softcover. Profusely illustrated. Format: 11” x 9” oblong. 144 pp. Condition: As new.

THE TWILIGHT OF SAILby R. Knox-Johnston. Sedgwick & Jackson, 1978. First edition. Hardback. Great presentation of 120 photos of sailing ships in the last half of the 19th century. Format: 7 Ό” x 9 Ύ”. 190 pp. Condition: Fine.

WHALE SHIPS AND WHALINGby Albert Cook Church. Norton, 1938. First edition. Hardback, pictorial cloth. D.J. Profusely illustrated. Format: 7 Ύ” x 10 Ό”. 179 pp. Condition: Very good, D.J. has some tears.

WHALE SHIPS AND WHALINGby G. F. Dow. Maine Research Society, 1925. Hardcover, green cloth. Pictorial history of three centuries of whaling. Many illustrations. Format: 7” x 10”. 446 pp. Condition: Fine, ex library.

THE YANKEE SCRIMSHANDERSby Fredrika A. Burrows. Sullwold, 1976. Softcover. Second printing. Format: 6” x 9”. 79 pp. Well-illustrated. Condition: Extra fine.

THE YANKEE WHALERby Clifford Ashley. Houghton, 1926. First edition, one of 1,625 copies. Cloth spine, paper boards. Format: 8 ½” x 11”. 379 pp. 134 illustrations of which 12 are in full color. Top edge gilt. Corners slightly bumped. Still fine.


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