Vintage Maritime History: Through the Hawse-Hole - True Story Nantucket Whaling Captain by Florence Anderson Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket 1932


Title: Through the Hawse-Hole: The True Story of a Nantucket Whaling Captain

Author: Florence Bennett Anderson

Description: First Edition, First Printing, July 1932. Blue cloth boards; black top edge. A little discoloration on the spine. Interior is clean; a bit of toning around the edges of the endpapers. Dust jacket rubbed; spine toned; thin wavy mark on lower portion of front panel; minor edge wear; rear panel has a little heavier wear along the bottom edge; clipped but still showing a publisher's price of $3.00. DJ is in an archival mylar sleeve. 18 full page b/w illustrations.

The story of the master mariner Seth Pinkerton (born 1786 on the island of Nantucket), written by his great-granddaughter, and based on his letters and the recollections of his daughters.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good+

Publisher: Macmillan Company

Place: New York

Year: 1932

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 8.5 x 5.75 inches.

Pages: 276 pages.

Keywords: maritime, ship captain, Yankee, New England, biography,

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