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Limited Edition Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders

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E. Norman Flayderman; Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders Whales and Whalemen; New Milford, Conn.; N. Flayderman & Co., 1972. Copy number 424 of a special edition containing three additional plates and limited to the first 1,000 copies of the first printing. 8 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. 320 pages. Very good condition. Cloth binding in original slip case. Long out of print.

This is the first book to seriously address the art of scrimshaw, and is still considered the most definitive work on the subject. Profusely illustrated with much informative text putting in context this nautical art with the history of 19th century whaling.

14461a Limited Edition Flayderman; Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders
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