WINTER OF THE WHALE
Edition: First printing.
New York: Putnam, 1961. dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of young boys from the Manhanset tribe who change into men as they meet one enemy after another in an attempt to find food for their starving people, illustrated with black and white drawings by Joseph Cellini. Factually accurate book for older children about how the American Indians of the Northeast hunted for whales in the pre-colonial days. Bibliography, list of Algonkian words. 160 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in a very good dust jacket (some small chips and creasing to top edge of front cover of dj). A rather hard-to-find title, and especially so in this condition.