Lot 281

Whaling Logs.-

Barnard (J. S.) Remarks on Board the Brig William, Fall River to the Atlantic Ocean, manuscript, whale sightings and catches marked with whale stamps, reads in part “saw a whale lowered and saw him no more, saw hump backs saw sperm  whales and lowered and struck no ends”, some staining and offsetting, later cloth covered boards, slight staining, new preliminaries, folio, August 17 1838-November 20th 1838; Myers (Lawrence A.) Remarks on Board Barque Mars, Whaling in the Atlantic Ocean, manuscript, reads in part “saw a white whale 2 times. Saw Tortoises…”, accounts in final text leaves, ink slightly faded, foxing, some offsetting, later half calf, new end papers, folio, June 16th 1838 (2)

Estimate: £3,000-£4,000