[New Bedford, Massachusetts: The Morning Mercury, 1930]. Illustrated. First Edition. Signed presentation from Pease on the title page: “To Clifford W. Ashley, From Zephaniah W. Pease. 1930.” Zephaniah Walter Pease [1860-1933] was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts. For 53 years, he worked as editor of the New Bedford Mercury newspaper. He was also an historian, and there are a number of articles, publications and books on local history that he either wrote, and/or edited. Clifford Warren Ashley [1881–1947] was an American artist, author, sailor, and knot expert. He was also born in New Bedford, Massachusetts. 8vo., tan wraps printed in black; 24 pages. Item #57330
Very Good (covers very nice; contents clean & tight). A nice copy of an uncommon title, especially signed by the author.