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450 lots

October 28, 1996

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Lot 1: Albert I, Honore Charles Grimaldi, Prince de Monaco. Resultants des Campagnes Scientifiques accomplies sur son Yacht... avec le concours de M. Jules Richard... Fascicule XXXI. Plates and illustrations. [2], [1], 56 pages. 4to, original wrappers;

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Description: Albert I, Honore Charles Grimaldi, Prince de Monaco. Resultants des Campagnes Scientifiques accomplies sur son Yacht... avec le concours de M. Jules Richard... Fascicule XXXI. Plates and illustrations. [2], [1], 56 pages. 4to, original wrappers; unopened. Monaco, 1905 E150-250 One of a series of 110 fascicles. This fascicle contains Pettit's Description des encephales de Grampus griseus Cuv., de Steno fontatus cav., et de Globicephalus melas Traill. Nissen Zoology, 56

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Lot 2: Allen, Joel Asaph. Preliminary List of Works and Papers Relating to the Mammalian Orders Cete and Sirenia. vi, pages 399-598 8vo, cloth; contents loose; bookplate of E. Lee Dorsett. Washington, 1882 E100-150 First Edition. Issued as Volume 6 of the

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Description: Allen, Joel Asaph. Preliminary List of Works and Papers Relating to the Mammalian Orders Cete and Sirenia. vi, pages 399-598 8vo, cloth; contents loose; bookplate of E. Lee Dorsett. Washington, 1882 E100-150 First Edition. Issued as Volume 6 of the Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories. The use of the word preliminary in this title is apt. Allen is unaware of many titles in the literature and others which he reports on he has never examined. Still it remains the best source on early whale and whaling literature.

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Lot 3: * Allyn, Captain Gurdon L. The Old Sailor's Story, or a Short Account of the Life, Adventures and Voyages. 111 pages. 8vo, original flexible cloth wrappers; scattered minor staining and soiling. Norwich, 1879 E250-350 Recounts numerous whaling

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Description: * Allyn, Captain Gurdon L. The Old Sailor's Story, or a Short Account of the Life, Adventures and Voyages. 111 pages. 8vo, original flexible cloth wrappers; scattered minor staining and soiling. Norwich, 1879 E250-350 Recounts numerous whaling expeditions undertaken by Allyn. Forster 1 See also Starbuck, pages 430 and 496 ( Allyn as Captain of the Charles Henry and N. S. Perkins, respectively , and Whaling Masters, page 38 (Allyn as Captain of the N. S. Perkins .

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Lot 4: (Almanac.) Low's Almanack... for the Year of Our Lord and Saviour 1817 Illustrated. [36], [8] pages. 8vo, self-wrappers. Boston, [1816] E80-120 Contains a nice woodcut and a short notice concerning whaling. The [8] pages at the end may be extraneous.

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Description: (Almanac.) Low's Almanack... for the Year of Our Lord and Saviour 1817 Illustrated. [36], [8] pages. 8vo, self-wrappers. Boston, [1816] E80-120 Contains a nice woodcut and a short notice concerning whaling. The [8] pages at the end may be extraneous. Drake 3799

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Lot 5: * (Almanac.) National Almanac for the Year of Our Lord 1852 Illustrated. 34 pages. 8vo, original wrappers. Philadelphia, [1851] E80-120 Contains a short piece entitled, The Whale and his Captors. Also includes a fullpage illustration of a whale

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Description: * (Almanac.) National Almanac for the Year of Our Lord 1852 Illustrated. 34 pages. 8vo, original wrappers. Philadelphia, [1851] E80-120 Contains a short piece entitled, The Whale and his Captors. Also includes a fullpage illustration of a whale subdued by whalemen.

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