Bullen, Frank T.
Title The Cruise of the Cachalot: Round the World After Sperm Whales
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Size 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
Publisher New York, NY F. M. Lupton
Seller ID 000796
Undated but part of the Windsor series of publishers bindings, published from 1897 - 1902. Hardcover in cloth; 7.5 x 5 inches; 378 pages. Red cloth decorated in green and black with gilt decoration and titles to spine, faint red "15" written at bottom corner of front free end paper, boards rubbed and edge worn, pages toned and brittle from age, binding slightly tender. The Cruise of the Cachalot is a 1898 semi-auobiographical travel narrative about a whaling expedition from a seaman's perspective. Upon publication, the book sold well and was included on a number of early 20th century primary and secondary school reading lists. Rudyard Kipling's letters include reference to him having read the book as a child.
BEAUTIFUL ART NOUVEAU DECORATIVE BINDING WINDSOR SERIES WHALING ADVENTURE SEMIAUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NAUTICAL FICTION