The Child's Book About Whales.
Concord, NH: Rufus Merrill & Co., 1843. 48mo. 16pp. Illustrated with engravings of whales and a full-page image of whaling in practice to supplement brief scientific and historical text. Followed by a short account of a whaling ship, the Essex of Nantucket, and its encounter with a whale, after the record by a mate named Owen Chase. Faint soiling to extremities, mild foxing throughout and mainly to edges, else near fine. Item #31752
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