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Cheever, Henry Theodore (1814-1897) The Whale and his Captors or The Whaleman's Adventures, and the Whale's Biography.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1186
Sold for:
$209$170

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Cheever, Henry Theodore (1814-1897) The Whale and his Captors or The Whaleman's Adventures, and the Whale's Biography. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. First edition, 16mo, illustrated, bound in contemporary brown ribbed cloth, blocked in blind with a ship in gold on the front board, and gold labeling on the spine; spine damaged with loss, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.
[Together with] Obed Macy's The History of Nantucket, Boston: Hillard, Gray, & Co., 1835, first edition, octavo, publisher's pebbled brown cloth, extremities worn, joints splitting, losses at head and (to a lesser extent) tail, 7 x 4 1/4 in. (2)
Estimate $300-500


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Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Geography of Massachusetts, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Publishing, Visual arts

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