New York. W.W. Norton and Co., 1938. This edition limited to 112 numbered copies of which this is number 69 signed by Albert Cook Church. Illustrated throughout with vintage monochrome photographs depicting all aspects of the 19th century whaling industry. Also included is a sepia-tone 8x10 photograph of the ship "Charles H. Morgan" encased as a frontis in glassine and signed by church. 4to. Bound in pictorial gilt decorated blue cloth. Decorated endpapers reproducing pages from the log book of the Whaler Royal William, dated 1834. t.e.g.
This signed Limited Edition extremely scarce.
A Very Fine copy.