Frederick Debell Bennett

Narrative of a Whaling Voyage Round the Globe, from the Year 1833 to 1836

Richard Bentley

1840

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First edition set of one of the classic whaling narratives, valued by Herman Melville for its vividness.

  • Sold as a set of 2.
  • Frederick Debell Bennett (English).
  • Narrative of a Whaling Voyage Round the Globe, from the Year 1833 to 1836. Comprising Sketches of Polynesia, California, the Indian Archipelago, Etc.
  • London: Richard Bentley, 1840. 
  • xv, 402 + vii, 395 pages.
  • Octavo.
  • Complete with two engraved frontispieces, folding map at beginning of first volume.
  • Half bound in brown leather with gilt titling on spine, marbled paper boards.
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Moderately rubbed.

Leather binding chipped and rubbed, with areas of damage to finish throughout.

Text block very slightly foxed.

Feature(s)
First Edition
Language
English
Subject
Travel, topography and voyages, Maritime, Modern first editions, History, Voyages, Naval
SKU

C8CB9

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