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13974 Ashley, Whaleships of New Bedford

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Clifford W. Ashley; Whaleships of New Bedford, Sixty Plates from drawings by Clifford Ashley with an Introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt; Houghton Mifflin; 1929; First Edition Limited to one thousand and thirty-five copies of which one thousand are for sale. Red cloth with gilt whale on cover and gilt lettering on spine, which is torn at both ends.

A collection of drawings illustrating whaling ships as well as various aspects of whaling activity by this famous American marine artist, who immersed himself in the study of American whaling and observed the life of a whaleman when he signed on to the whaleship Sunbeam in 1904.

13974 Ashley, Whaleships of New Bedford
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