Beale, Thomas (1807-1849) The Natural History of the Sperm Whale.
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Beale, Thomas (1807-1849) The Natural History of the Sperm Whale. London: van Voorst, 1839.
Second, expanded edition, the one used by Melville while working on Moby Dick, octavo, with half-title, illustrated with three full page plates, 393 pages, no publisher's advertising, bound in full modern leather, elaborately gilt-tooled; some staining, signs of wear, 7 x 4 1/4 in.
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