Greasy Luck; A Whaling Sketch Book. Gordon Grant, William Farquhar Payson.

Greasy Luck; A Whaling Sketch Book

New York: Caravan Maraitime Books, 1970. First thus reprint of the original from 1932. Hardcover. Clean, tight 4to, 127pp. Small, neat former owner stamp on the ffe. Book is bound in sail cloth! Dust jacket has two tiny, neatly repaired chips to edges and very minor shelf wear. Near fine except as noted. / very good. Item #17671

A mostly visual story with brief descriptions of life on a whaling ship. Once they left shore they could be gone as long as three years and might never return. The drawings of Gordon Grant really bring the story alive from the day the ship left port until she returned.

Price: $25.00