whaling log

Here are the auctions I'll be watching this week:

Doyle New York holds an online sale of Angling & Miscellaneous Books from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson, ending on Tuesday, August 13. The 365 lots include a copy of the 1866 Little, Brown edition of Izaak Walton's 

An early 19th century whaling log fetched $3,600 at National Book Auctions' January 21, 2017 sale.

The bound manuscript, featuring 48 leaves and 16 ink drawings, related to the whaling ship "Victory" of New Bedford, Connecticut. Captained by Henry Adams, the ship left New Bedford in July 1823 for the whaling grounds off the coast of the southern tip of South America. The log begins in