The Yankee Whaler

By: Ashley, Clifford W. (with an Introduction by Robert Cushman Murphy and a preface to the pictures by Zephaniah W. Pease)

Price: $75.00

Quantity: 1 available

Condition: Cloth is badly stained on front board along spine & has two dark offsetting marks to half-title page. Interior is good. This copy presented to Francis David Hanover from the author April 11, 1933 Wilmington Dela.


Illustrations are from the author's years as an artist mainly in magazines like Harper's, Century & Scribner's(from his foreword)

Title: The Yankee Whaler

Author: Ashley, Clifford W. (with an Introduction by Robert Cushman Murphy and a preface to the pictures by Zephaniah W. Pease)

Illustrator: Illustrations throughout, both colour and black & white as well as photographs mainly of whalecraft, whalegear and scrimshaw, several plans and diagrams designed to supplement the matter contained in the paintings

Categories: Illustrated Books, New england, whaling, Art-American, Atlantic Ocean,

Edition: Limited edition of 1625 copies of which 156 are numbered and signed and contain an original drawing by Mr. Ashley

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1926

Binding: Paper covered with cloth spine; whale vignett

Condition: Cloth is badly stained on front board along spine & has two dark offsetting marks to half-title page. Interior is good. This copy presented to Francis David Hanover from the author April 11, 1933 Wilmington Dela.

Measurements: 11 x 9 inches (28 x 22.7 cm)

Illustrator: Clifford W. Ashley

Size: Quarto

Inventory Number: 46396

Keywords: adventure fisheries Nov20a