Ashley, Clifford W.Whaleships Of New Bedford Houghton and Mifflin 1929 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Red cloth boards with gilt titles and whale on front board. Plain wrappers, Previous owner's name on front endpaper with date. Slip case is navy with front pastedown. Edge and corner wear prevalent and most severe on spine. Slipcase a VG-. The book itself is rare in this condition of NF or better!