Peter the Whaler


This antique hardcover children's book is bound in red cloth boards, with patterned designs on the front and back covers and gilt work on the spine. Covers are worn; gilt somewhat faded, some edgewear/soil; inner pages are browned at foredge, but most are clean. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings, this book tells the story of Peter the Whaler and his adventures at sea, told in the first person. 389 pages; approx. 4"x7".



  • PETER THE WHALER: AN EARLY LIFE
  • William H.G. Kingston
  • Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company. 1861