BULLEN, Frank T. The Cruise of the "Cachalot" round the World after Sperm Whales. London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1898.
8vo. Publisher's original blue cloth, lettered in gilt, image of whale blocked in gilt on upper board; pp. xx, 379, 8 wood-engraved plates (including frontispiece with tissue guard), 1 folding map; only very light rubbing to extremities, apart from a few minor spots, a good and very clean copy.
Admired by Kipling, this is the first edition of a nautical and whaling classic, a hunt along the Southern hemisphre, sometimes close to the cold Antarctic climes.