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The Natural History of the Order Cetacea, and the Oceanic Inhabitants of the Artic Regions
Published by the Author 8vo, period yellow cloth and gray boards, morocco lettering piece, illustrated, xvi, 331pp. Covers fairly soiled, top hinge somewhat weak, spine stained, edges of boards rubbed, one word engraved plate with upper corner tip torn away (not affecting image); light foxing to frontispiece and title page; otherwise very good.Including the frontispiece there are 24 plates, 18 lithographs. Several of the plates feature illustrations of whales, including the Beluga, Blue, and Killer Whale. In addition to classifying the cetacean order, Dewhurst also includes observations on the whaling industry. A list of subscribers is included on pages iii-ix.
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