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Lot of 15 chapbooks of maritime and whaling stories for juveniles

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $
Zuschlagspreis:  2.040 $
Los-Nr. 234, Aufrufe: 20

Title: Lot of 15 chapbooks of maritime and whaling stories for juveniles Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: The Sunday Scholar Who Turned Sailor Boy. 4¼x2¾. New Haven: S. Babcock, 1831. * The Sailor Boy; or the First and Last Voyage of Little Andrew. 3½x2¼. Concord: John F. Brown, 1846. * The Child's Book About Whales. 1843. * Sailor Stories and Songs. 6¼x4. (Wrappers with restitching.) Concord: Rufus Merrill, 1853. * Stories about the Whale; with an Account of the Whale Fishery, and of the Perils Attending Its Prosecution. 1850. * The Young Sailor; or, the Sea-Life of Tom Bowline. 4¼x2¾. New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, [c.1840]. * The History of Jacob Newman, the Shipwrecked Irish Boy. 5½x3½. New York: American Tract Society, [c.1850]. * The Book of the Sea; for the Instruction of Little Sailors. 3¼x2. New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, [c.1840]. * The Adventures of a Little Sailor Boy. Hand-colored illustrations. 7¼x4¾. London: Dean & Son, [c.1850]. * The Whale, and the Perils of the Whale-Fishery. 1840. * Plus 5 others, a few duplicate titles. Together, 12 volumes. Illustrated with woodcuts. Original wrapppers. A charming selection. Lot Amendments Condition: Very good to fine condition. Item number: 175166

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: PBA Galleries
Titel: Sale 336: Americana - Travel & Exploration - Cartography
Auktionsdatum: 13.07.2006
Adresse: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
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