1925 Book Plate=arctic Whaling =killing Bears=giant Icebergs-ships For Sale
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ONE (1) - USED - ANTIQUE (1925) - BOOK PLATE - WHALING ILLUSTRATION
Measurements approximately: 6-7/8" x 5-1/4")
book plate is an original Book Plate Print recovered from a dismantled 1925 WHALING BOOK entitled:
.......WHALE SHIPS & WHALING: with AN ACCOUNT OF THE WHALE FISHERY IN COLONIAL NEW ENGLAND by GEORGE FRANCIS DOW
....Intro by FRANK WOOD (Curator of the Bourne Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA)
...Published by the MARINE RESEARCH SOCIETY, Salem, MA, 1925...Publication #10 of the Marine Research caption on this book plate #91 states: "SCENE IN THE POLAR REGION. From a colored LITHOGRAPH, Paris, 1860, in the MACPHERSON COLLECTION".Note the detail in the Lithograph; i.e., full masted Whaling SHIP, massive in ICEBERGS clutters the Arctic waters, Men in oar-driven Boats attack defensive Polar Bear, other Bears Bark from nearby ice berg. will be listing a number of WHALING book plates from this dismantled 1925 publication during the next few weeksAll of these Original Book Plate Illustrative Art Prints would look great Framed and Displayed to not only show some of the past History of Whaling but also to reveal some of the artists that captured these events of long good ++++
...This over 88 year old image has only minor signs of age, use, handling, edge,and corner wear, soil/stain, edges trimmed . Please examine the enlarged photo closely, as it is a major part of the description to assist in your decision to purchase this historic image of Whaling over 100 years ago. Please note, If photo shows diagonal striations in the back ground, it is a phantom-non-existent, photo artifact (not observed on the book plate itself).
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