Beale, Thomas, 1807-1849.
The Natural History of the Sperm Whale: Its Anatomy and
Physiology—Food—Spermaceti—Ambergris—Rise and Progress of the
Fishery—Chase and Capture—"Cutting in" and "Trying Out"—Description of
the Ships, Boats, Men, and Instruments Used in the Attack; with an
Account of its Favourite Places of Resort. To which is added, a Sketch
of a South-Sea Whaling Voyage.
London: John Van Voorst, 1839. 2nd ed.
Autographed, marked and annotated by Herman Melville.
Houghton Library, *AC85.M4977.Zz839b.
Data entry for this edition performed by Joshua Preminger and Steven Olsen-Smith, Boise State University
on this copy.
to Melville's marginalia in this copy by Steven Olsen-Smith, Boise State University